from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The stuffed roll (see burlet) which formed a part of female head-dress in the fourteenth century.
  • noun In milit. costume, a wreath or turban of stuff, worn upon the helmet.
  • noun In heraldry See tortil.

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  • noun A ring of softer material around the diameter of a shell of a gun, which acts as a sealant so that the propellent gases do not leak through the space between the shell and the barrel.


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  • G - (hook) croc en G gancho en G gillnet filet maillant red de enmalle grassrope bourrelet de coco relinga de bonote

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  • (Danish saining) (pche la senne danoise) (con red danesa) flying mesh or flymesh maille folle malla libre foam plastic mousse do plastique plstico poroso footrope bourrelet ralingue infrieure relinga de promos, burln front weight poids antrieur peso anterior full mesh maille franche malla entera

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  • The bourrelet was a balloon-shaped cap made of plaited wicker, and was worn by young children to protect their heads when they fell.

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  • It had legs stuffed with sawdust and a clumsily painted cardboard head, and on this head it wore a bourrelet.

    A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago

  • [FN#366] Les vertèbres ont fait bourrelet, says M. Houdas who adds that "Shakbán" is the end of a cloth, gown, or cloak, which is thrown over the shoulders and serves, like the "Jayb" in front, to carry small parcels, herbs, etc.

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  • (for groundrope) (pour bourrelet) (de relinga da promos) double knot double noeud nudo doble double rig grement double aparejo doble

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  • (for groundrope) (pour bourrelet) (pare relinga da promos) rope filin, cordage cabo runnage longueur par unit de poids longitud por unidad da peso

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  • (of trawl) (de chalut) (de arte de arrastre) groundrope bourrelet telinga de promos

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  • (of groundrope) (de bourrelet) (de relinga inferior o de promos) bolchline filira cabo de entrallar bonding fixation fijacin bosom carr burln

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