fillet englannista suomeksi
1590, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', I.iii:
- In secret shadow, farre from all mens sight: / From her faire head her fillet she undight, / And laid her stole aside.
(RQ:Pope Windsor Forest)
1970, John Glassco, ''Memoirs of Montparnasse'', Mew York 2007, p. 42:
- She was talking of Raymond Duncan, a walking absurdity who dressed in an ancient handwoven Greek costume and wore his hair in long braids reaching to his waist, adding, on ceremonial occasions, a fillet of bay-leaves.
A fine strip of any material, in various technical uses.
A colored or gilded border.
(quote-book)|title=The Swimmers| url= http://books.google.com/books?id=aHAtAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA54| passage=Fairer than gods and naked as the moon, The foamy fillets at their ankles strewn Less marble-white than they
The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests.