cablet

/kay"blit/, n.
a small cable, esp. a cablelaid rope under 10 in. (25 cm) in circumference.
[1565-75; CABLE + -ET]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • cablet — n. small cable with a perimeter of less than 25 centimeters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cablet — ca·blet …   English syllables

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