Definition of Languet

1. n. Anything resembling the tongue in form or office; specif., the slip of metal in an organ pipe which turns the current of air toward its mouth.

Definition of Languet

1. Noun. a tongue-shaped implement, specifically: ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) a narrow tongue of land ¹

3. Noun. (zoology) a tongue-like organ found on certain tunicates ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Languet

1. a tonguelike part [n -S]

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Literary usage of Languet

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1. George Buchanan, Humanist and Reformer: A Biography by Peter Hume Brown (1890)
"To languet himself, it will be remembered, Sidney in the Arcadia expresses his deepest debt: " The song I sang old languet had me taught— languet, ..."

2. The Zurich Letters: Comprising the Correspondence of Several English Bishops by Hastings Robinson, John Hunter, Parker Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"MY very dear languet, of your three letters which, in that written on the 24th of August, you affirm that you have sent me, I have only received two. ..."

3. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and (1784)
"His father was Denis languet, procurator general of that city. ... languet continued in that office near ten years, and fold his patrimony to relieve the ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"languet, HUBERT (1518-1581), French Huguenot writer and diplomat, was born at Vitteaux in Burgundy, of which town his father was governor. ..."

5. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1880)
"Though languet speaks honorably of ancient ... and languet were both Protestants, and, contr'Cn the latter especially, may have been greatly influ- of ..."

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