Saturday, July 26, 2014
Citations for aglet
One of the aglets at the end of his shoelace contained a highly compressed irritant agent, primarily Chloroacetophenone—a mild but smoky form of tear gas.
"The aglet," I said. “And the little metal ring that reinforces the rim of the eyelet through which the aglet passes. We're doing the physics of language, Shay."
Origin of aglet
late Middle English
Aglet is derived from the Middle French word aiguille meaning "needle."