American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small spring of water; a rill.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little spring; a small stream.
- n. A small, minor spring.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A little spring.
- spring + -let (Wiktionary)
“Every little rill and springlet ran like a mill-tail, while the main stream rushed and roared, foaming, leaping, lashing, its volume increased fifty-fold.”
“E'en as from aëry heights of mountain springeth a springlet”
“Here I have killed them when there was ice thicker than a dollar on all the waters round about, and when you might see a thin and smoke-like mist boiling up from each springlet.”
“The biggest was the appearance of a small springlet, after a sudden downpour, in what we thought was a very dry basement.”
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