Definition of leglet in US English:

leglet

noun

  • 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.

  • 3Each of a pair of coverings for the lower legs. Compare "legging". Now historical.

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

leglet

/ˈlɛɡlɪt/