Definitions

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  • n. A little smile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little smile.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little smile; a half-smile; a look of pleasure.

Etymologies

smile +‎ -et? smile +‎ -let? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I'm thinkin 'gin ane o' the bairnies that he took upo ''s knee, -- an' he was ill-pleased wi 'them' at wad hae sheued them awa ', -- gin ane o' them had hauden up his wee timmer horsie, wi 'a broken leg, and had prayed him to work a miracle an' men 'the leg, he wadna hae wrocht a miracle maybe, I daursay, but he wad hae smilet, or maybe lauchen a wee, and he wad hae men't the leg some gait or ither to please the bairnie.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

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  • A little smile.

    July 3, 2008