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Definitions of fillet

  1.   decorate with a filet
  2.   a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
  3.   a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  4.   cut into filets as of fish or meat
  5.   fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
  6.   a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband
  7.   a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus
  8.   cut into filets filet the fish
  9.   decorate with a lace of geometric designs
  10.   A little band especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head
  11.   A piece of lean meat without bone sometimes a long strip rolled together and tied
  12.   A thin strip or ribbon esp a A strip of metal from which coins are punched b A strip of card clothing c A thin projecting band or strip
  13.   A concave filling in of a reentrant angle where two surfaces meet forming a rounded corner
  14.   A narrow flat member especially a flat molding separating other moldings a reglet also the space between two flutings in a shaft See Illust of Base and Column
  15.   An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the chief to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position
  16.   The thread of a screw
  17.   A border of broad or narrow lines of color or gilt
  18.   The raised molding about the muzzle of a gun
  19.   Any scantling smaller than a batten
  20.   A fascia a band of fibers applied esp to certain bands of white matter in the brain
  21.   The loins of a horse beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests
  22.   To bind furnish or adorn with a fillet
  23.   A narrow band of metal linen silk etc worn around the forehead for holding the hair the fleshy part of the thigh said of meat a boneless lump of meat of fish served flat or rolled together and tied a raised rim narrow ornament or molding
  24.   To bind with a narrow band ornament with a rim or molding make into fillets as veal etc
  25.   1 Lemniscus a band of nerve fibers 2 A skein or loop of soft tissue passed around the presenting part of the fetus used for making traction
  26.   A little band to tie about the hair of the head a muscle or a piece of meat composed of muscles especially the fleshy part of the thigh applied chiefly to veal as a fillet of veal meat rolled together and tied round in arch a a small moulding generally rectangular in section and having the appearance of a narrow band generally used to separate ornaments and mouldings an annulet a list a listel b the ridge between the flutes of a column called also a FACET or FACETTE in the manege the loins of a horse beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests in technology in general this word has a great many applications such as in carp a strip nailed to a wall or partition to support a shelf a strip for a door to close against in gilding a band of gold leaf on a picture frame or elsewhere in coining a strip of metal rolled to a certain size also the thread of a screw a ring on the muzzle of a gun etc
  27.   To bind furnish or adorn with a fillet or little band He made hooks for the pillars and overlaid their chapiters and filleted them Ex xxxvii 28
  28.   A band piece of meat from the thigh
  29.   A narrow band as for binding the hair
  30.   A strip of lean meat
  31.   A little band to tie about the hair of the head meat rolled together and tied round any small scantling less than a batten a kind of orle or bordure a little rule or reglet of leaf gold the loins of a horse
  32.   To bind or adorn with a fillet or little band A fillet of veal the fleshy part of the thigh See File
  33.   A little band such as may be put round the head a narrow ornament or moulding
  34.   To bind with a little band in arch to adorn with a band or astragal
  35.   A boneless lump of flesh bound together by a fillet or bandage the fleshy part of the thigh in veal
  36.   Band of white matter in the brain the lemniscus of the mid brain

Quotes of fillet

  1. Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole it would be about me – Federico Fellini

Usage examples for fillet

  1. Their headdress is a round fillet adorned with feathers and a straw bonnet something like a Scotch one the former I believe being chiefly worn by the men and the latter by the women – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  2. With what a classic grace the fillet passing round the majestic forehead confines his flowing locks which mingle with his beard – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  3. He had moved a step forward to examine the hidden space at the back of the pile when his further advance was instantly stopped by the appearance of a man who walked forth from it dressed in the floating purple edged robe and white fillet of the Pagan priests – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  4. “ A simple and lovely form for the Madonna's crown is the narrow golden fillet set with pearls singly or in clusters ” – The Madonna in Art by Estelle M. Hurll
  5. The long tresses of his sunny hair were bound by a simple fillet and in them was twined the Flamingo Feather that proclaimed his rank – The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe
  6. And straightway he bade her of the golden fillet Lachesis to stretch her hands on high nor violate the gods' great oath but with the son of Kronos promise him that the isle sent up to the light of heaven should be thenceforth a title of himself alone – The Extant Odes of Pindar by Pindar
  7. In the open market you can get fillet of beef for 1 mark 60 pf ” – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  8. On my last call upon Frieda at her studio I had seen him in the lighter garb of Orion with a gold fillet about his brow surmounted by a gilt star – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  9. Then Noorna said to them that thronged about her 'Put on each of ye a robe of white ye that are maidens and a fillet of blue and a sash of saffron and abide my coming – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  10. The figure on the left wears a fillet indicating priesthood – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  11. “ Scipio's face grew grave at these words and he asked with commanding brevity and sharpness Has your sister black hair and is she taller than you are and did she wear a golden fillet in the procession – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. Fillet then desisted saying he was sorry to find the captain had any cause of vexation but he hoped it was not an incurable evil – The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett
  13. The fillet of mortar may have come loose or cracked in places ” – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  14. Yet life is sweet and death is bitter and it is hard to go and as he tosses to and fro in his fever there comes in to him an old friend the headman of the village perhaps with a white muslin fillet bound about his kind old head and he sits beside the dying man and speaks to him – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  15. “ Mr Fillet perceiving by his style that he was a seafaring gentleman observed that their landlady was not used to lodge such company and expressed some surprise that he who had no doubt endured so many storms and hardships at sea should think much of travelling five or six miles a horseback by moonlight – The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett
  16. The Somali matron is distinguished externally from the maiden by a fillet of blue network or indigo dyed cotton which covering the head and containing the hair hangs down to the neck – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  17. She left the room and in a quarter of an hour returned bringing in her hand a small brazier of lighted charcoal and two small pieces of parchment rolled up and fixed by a knot to the centre of a narrow fillet – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  18. “ Cora radiant eyed in high bloom and exquisite from head to foot in a shimmering white dancing dress a glittering crescent fastening the silver fillet that bound her vivid hair was a flame of enchantment – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington
  19. The more fleshy joints as fillet of veal leg or saddle of mutton and beef are to be helped in thin slices neatly cut and smooth observing to let the knife pass down to the bone in the mutton and beef joints – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  20. The fillet must not touch the sides of the mould but be perfectly enveloped in jelly – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot

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