Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A brief letter or note; a billet.
  • n. A notecard; a small folded sheet of notepaper, often with a decorative design on the front, intended for a short letter or note.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little or short note; a billet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little note.

Etymologies

note +‎ -let (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They cannot let oblivion have the lease "notelet" or "essaykin" of his.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 67, May, 1863

  • Give me the 'notelet'; I want to put it away securely among my treasures.

    St. Elmo

  • I should have felt no doubt whose hand had put the notelet there even if it had failed to breathe the perfume of violets, which no one who knew

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878 of Popular Literature and Science

  • Just as I was writing, had written, that sentence yesterday, came the letter which contained your notelet.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • There is a tiny notelet among his letters, with a newspaper paragraph neatly cut out and pasted across the top, detailing the names of his party at a previous appearance at a theatre, a kind of notoriety which he particularly shuddered at; but in order to prove his determination in spite of everything, he writes below: --

    Authors and Friends

  • Give me the 'notelet;' I want to put it away securely among my treasures.

    St. Elmo. A Novel.

  • Garden like Richard Crouchback, but to get a book -- and there I carried my note, thinking to expedite its delivery: this notelet of yours, quite as little in its kind as my blue flowers, -- this came last evening -- and here are my thanks, dear E.B.B. -- dear friend.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846

  • "Thanks so much for your miserable notelet," the letter began with Westminster-era humor.

    The Shad Plank

  • I had to go to Holborn, of all places, ” not to pluck strawberries in the Bishop's Garden like Richard Crouchback, but to get a book ” and there I carried my note, thinking to expedite its delivery: this notelet of yours, quite as little in its kind as my blue flowers, ” this came last evening ” and here are my thanks, dear E.B.B. ” dear friend.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett

  • There is a tiny notelet among his letters, with a newspaper paragraph neatly cut out and pasted across the top, detailing the names of his party at a previous appearance at a theatre, a kind of notoriety which he particularly shuddered at; but in order to prove his determination in spite of everything, he writes below: ” “Now for 'Pinafore,' and another paragraph!

    Authors and Friends

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