Meaning of aglet

ag•let

Pronunciation: (ag'lit), [key]
— n.
  1. a metal tag or sheath at the end of a lace used for tying, as of a shoelace.
  2. (in the 16th and 17th centuries) an ornament at the end of a point or other ribbon used to secure a garment.
  3. aiguillette (def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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