Definition of Annulet

1. Noun. (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle. "A hollow roundel"

Exact synonyms: Roundel
Generic synonyms: Armorial Bearing, Bearing, Charge, Heraldic Bearing
Category relationships: Heraldry



2. Noun. Molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column.
Exact synonyms: Bandelet, Bandelette, Bandlet, Square And Rabbet
Generic synonyms: Molding, Moulding

3. Noun. A small ring.
Generic synonyms: Band, Ring

Definition of Annulet

1. n. A little ring.

Definition of Annulet

1. Noun. A small ring. ¹

2. Noun. (architecture) A ring-shaped molding at the top of a column ¹

3. Noun. (heraldiccharge) A small circle borne as a charge in coats of arms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Annulet

1. a small ring [n -S]

Medical Definition of Annulet

1. 1. A little ring. 2. A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc, used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used, several times repeated, under the Doric capital. 3. A little circle borne as a charge. 4. A narrow circle of some distinct colour on a surface or round an organ. Origin: Dim. Of annulus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annulet

annulars
annulary
annulata
annulate
annulate lamellae
annulated
annulates
annulation
annulations
annulene
annulenes
annulenylidene
annulenylidenes
annuler
annulers
annulet (current term)
annulets
annuli
annullable
annullation
annulled
annuller
annullers
annulling
annulment
annulments
annuloid
annuloida
annuloplasties
annuloplasty

Literary usage of Annulet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Silver Coins of England: Arranged and Described; with Remarks on British by Edward Hawkins, Robert Lloyd Kenyon (1887)
"Mullet to left, broken annulet to right of crown, quatrefoil after Civitas, ... annulet each side of crown. 5. Plain cross. annulet each side of neck. 6. 7. ..."

2. Heralds and Heraldry in Ben Jonson's Plays, Masques and Entertainments by Arthur Huntington Nason (1907)
"... (3) the mullet, (4) the martelet, (5) the annulet, (6) the fleur-de-lis, (7) the rose, (8) the cross moline, and (9) the double quatrefoil. ..."

3. Heraldry, Ancient and Modern: Including Boutell's Heraldry by Charles Boutell, S. T. Aveling (1890)
"annulet.—From annulus, a ring. A mark of difference of the fifth son (No. 212). ... Having an annulet at each extremity, or ringed at the ends. ..."

4. Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and its Dependencies: From the by Robers Ruding (1840)
"annulet. annulet inclosing a pellet. annulet surmounted by a cross. У. Y.—Rev. rose. ... VY and annulet and fleur-de-lis, F. Circle or annulet. т. ..."

5. The Numismatic Circularby Spink & Son by Spink & Son (1908)
"F. 50559 — Calais obverse, annulet each side of neck ; reverse as before. ... FR- VFVF » 2 » annulet each side of bust, but in only one quarter ol reverse. ..."

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