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Definition of "runlet" [run•let]

  • A rivulet. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "runlet" in a sentence
  • "Bradford also mentions the filling of a "runlet" with water at the Cape."
  • "The wine was excellent, notwithstanding its having been brought in a runlet from Edinburgh; and the habits of the Marquis, when engaged with such good cheer, were somewhat sedentary."
  • "I wonder whether your little runlet of wedding peace is better than the raging torrent of my love!"