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Definition of eyelet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a hole with a metal ring around it in a piece of cloth or leather, normally used for passing a rope or string through Insert the tent poles through the eyelets on the groundsheet. The jacket has underarm eyelets for ventilation.
  2. 2a type of cloth decorated with little holes white eyelet curtains
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: eyelet