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Double eyelets at the top of the tongue allowed us to lock in the lacing to keep our feet in place.

A pair of eyelets at the ankle allow you to lace the boots all the way up.

Metal eyelets connect the fly to the poles at the corners, which bodes well for the long term, as does pairing its 68-denier, PU-coated polyester floor with the included ground sheet of the same material.

Durability in the details looks good as well thanks to metal eyelets and solid aluminum stakes that refused to bend.

It wasn’t until he saw a local artist’s painting of malji—a blue canvas covered in pink and red eyelets—that he realized the word also described the bubbles of light that indicate where the catch might be.

During the ceremony, she was surrounded by 15 towheaded flower girls, each in a white eyelet dress and flower crown.

Presently he was rewarded by finding a small eyelet hole in the side of the mattress.

There was a little eyelet, a square hole with a flap buttoned down over it, on a level with their heads.

Doolga wrung Silka's hand, that she still clutched, as they knelt side by side on the sheepskin looking through the eyelet.

Eyelet-hole: Holes in a sail through which a lacing is passed or reef nettles rove.

And he crushed one between his fingers, and put the other into the eyelet of his boot to strangle it.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eyelet, such as: break, crack, crater, cut, dent, and gap.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.