Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Architecture A narrow, flat molding.
  • n. Printing A flat piece of wood used to separate lines of type.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sheet-metal receiver for the attachment of counterflashing. A reglet may be surface-mounted, inset into a raggle or embedded behind cladding.
  • n. A flat, narrow moulding, used chiefly to separate the parts or members of compartments or panels from one another, or doubled, turned, and interlaced so as to form knots, frets, or other ornaments.
  • n. A strip of wood or metal of the height of a quadrat, used for regulating the space between pages in a chase, and also for spacing out title pages and other open matter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flat, narrow molding, used chiefly to separate the parts or members of compartments or panels from one another, or doubled, turned, and interlaced so as to form knots, frets, or other ornaments. See illust. (12) of column.
  • n. A strip of wood or metal of the height of a quadrat, used for regulating the space between pages in a chase, and also for spacing out title-pages and other open matter. It is graded to different sizes, and designated by the name of the type that it matches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In printing, a thin strip of wood, less than type-high, used in composition to make blanks about a page, or between the lines of large types in open display.
  • n. In architecture, a narrow flat molding, employed to separate panels or other members, or to form knots, frets, and other ornaments.

Etymologies

French réglet, from Old French, diminutive of regle, ruler, from Latin rēgula, rod.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French réglet. (Wiktionary)

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