Angelet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Angelet A small gold coin formerly current in England; a half angel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n angelet An English gold coin, first issued by Edward IV., of the value of half an angel. See angel, 5, and angelot.
    • n angelet A little angel or child angel.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. angelet,

Usage

In literature:

The box, when opened, was full of angels, angelets, and nobles.
"Strange Pages from Family Papers" by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
The Earl of Pembroke threw down in the street his cap full of angelets.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
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