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Definitions of Stiletto

Pronunciation : Sti*let"to
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [It., dim. of stilo a dagger, fr. L. stilus a pointed instrument. See Style for writing, and cf. Stylet.]
Definition : 1. A kind of dagger with a slender, rounded, and pointed blade.

2. A pointed instrument for making eyelet holes in embroidery.

3. A beard trimmed into a pointed form. [Obs.] The very quack of fashions, the very he that Wears a stiletto on his chin. Ford.

pl. Stilettos.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sti*let"to
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To stab or kill with a stiletto. Bacon.

t. [imp. & p. p. Stilettoed; p. pr. & vb. n. Stilettoing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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