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eyeletnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈaɪ.lət/
a ​smallhole in ​material, the ​edge of which is ​protected by a ​ring of ​metal, through which a ​piece of ​string, a ​shoelace, etc. is put to ​fasten something a ​smallhole with ​thread around the ​edge as ​part of a ​design used to ​decoratematerial: an eyelet ​bedspread
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