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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar;
[syn: eyelet, eyehole]

2. fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines;
[syn: cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eyelet \Eye"let`\ ([imac]"l[e^]t), n. [F. [oe]illet, dim. of [oe]il eye, fr. L. oculus. See Eye, and cf. Oillet.] 1. A small hole or perforation to receive a cord or fastener, as in garments, sails, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A metal ring or grommet, or short metallic tube, the ends of which can be bent outward and over to fasten it in place; -- used to line an eyelet hole. [1913 Webster] Eyelet hole, a hole made for an eyelet. Eyelet punch, a machine for punching eyelet holes and fastening eyelets, as in paper or cloth. Eyelet ring. See Eyelet, 2. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

eyelet n 1: a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar [syn: eyelet, eyehole] 2: fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines [syn: cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "eyelet": air hole, annulet, armhole, blowhole, bullet-hole, bunghole, circlet, cringle, deadeye, eye, gasket, grommet, guide, keyhole, knothole, loop, loophole, manhole, mousehole, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket, placket hole, porthole, punch-hole, ringlet, roundlet, spiracle, tap, vent, venthole