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 for ringlet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ringlet \Ring"let\, n. [Ring + -let.]
     1. A small ring; a small circle; specifically, a fairy ring.
        [1913 Webster]
              You demi-puppets, that
              By moonshine do the green sour ringlets make,
              Whereof the ewe not bites.            --Shak.
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     2. A curl; especially, a curl of hair.
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              [Her golden tresses] in wanton ringlets waved.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as
           formed by leaves or flower petals) [syn: coil, whorl,
           roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll]
      2: a strand or cluster of hair [syn: lock, curl, ringlet,
      3: a small ring
      4: any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae
         [syn: ringlet, ringlet butterfly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "ringlet":
     annulet, circlet, cirrus, coil, corkscrew, crimp, curl, curlicue,
     evolute, eye, eyelet, frizz, frizzle, grommet, gyre, helix,
     involute, kink, lock, ponytail, roll, roundlet, screw, scroll,
     spiral, swirl, tendril, twirl, twist, volute, volution, vortex,
     whirl, whorl

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