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  • n. Plural form of lakelet.


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  • There were no trees, no bushes, nothing but a gray sea of moss scarcely diversified by gray rocks, gray lakelets, and gray streamlets.


  • For that, they fenced off the Frog Ponds in the valley, two hand-dug lakelets fueled by the springs that had brought Adakai there.

    Yellow Dirt

  • Heavy glaciation has sculpted cirques and left many moraines, lakelets and bogs on the Stanley ice plateau.

    Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

  • The surroundings are low heavily glaciated PreCambrian gneiss and amphibolite rocks extending some 50 km inland to the ice cap with flanking lateral moraines and ice-dammed lakes; also lakelets, glacial striations, roches moutonées, and perched erratics typical of glaciated landscapes.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • On every side in the miniature vallies [sic], lakelets spread out filled with lilies ... and swarming with gold fish that chased each other among the blossoms.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Brussels, of which I do not at this moment remember the name, but near it were several of those lakelets called etangs; and there was one etang, larger than the rest, where on holidays people were accustomed to amuse themselves by rowing round it in little boats.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • However, despite rain, we worked on until our camp was finished and the property was safely stored from weather and thieves, and we could regard with resignation the raindrops beating the soil into mud of a very tenacious kind, and forming lakelets and rivers of our camp-ground.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • It was just as well they had the rain coats, because, now the giant was striding over Lake Tsoda Popka, and the storm was sucking up water from all the different-flavored little lakelets, so that it was raining popka.

    Roc and a Hard Place

  • Lake Tsoda Popka turned out to be not so much a single body of pop, but a popped-apart cluster of lakelets, each a different flavor.

    Isle of View

  • California is rich in lakes, especially in the mountains where the melting snows gather in every hollow and form lakelets in chains or groups, or in one large body of water like Tahoe, Donner, or Tenaya lakes.

    Stories of California


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