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Eyelet punch

Eyelet \Eye"let`\ ([imac]"l[e^]t), n. [F. [oe]illet, dim. of

  1. A small hole or perforation to receive a cord or fastener, as in garments, sails, etc.

  2. A metal ring or grommet, or short metallic tube, the ends of which can be bent outward and over to fasten it in place; -- used to line an eyelet hole.

    Eyelet hole, a hole made for an eyelet.

    Eyelet punch, a machine for punching eyelet holes and fastening eyelets, as in paper or cloth.

    Eyelet ring. See Eyelet, 2.