Meaning of leglet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlɛɡlɪt/


  • 1A little or short leg, especially the leg of a young child.

  • 2A ring or band worn around the leg, typically as an ornamental accessory. Compare "anklet", "armlet".

  • 3 historical Chiefly in plural (now somewhat rare). Each of a pair of coverings for the lower legs. Compare "legging".

  • 4A piece of armour for the (lower) leg.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine. From leg + -let.