from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small image on the end of a lace. See aglet.
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Nay, look you, sir, he tells you flatly what his mind is: why, give him gold enough and marry him to a puppet or an aglet-baby; or an old trot with neer a tooth in her head, though she have as many diseases as two-and-fifty horses: why, nothing comes amiss, so money comes withal.
a puppet or an aglet-baby; or an old trot with ne'er