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