streamlet

Part of speech: noun

A rivulet.

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Usage examples "streamlet":

  1. But we know of none that is so called at the present time; and can only conjecture that the streamlet which is now called Haemon, and runs by the Temple of Hercules, where the Grecians were encamped, might perhaps in those days be called Thermodon, and after the fight, being filled with blood and dead bodies, upon this occasion, as we guess, might change its old name for that which it now bears. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  2. And I: Through midst of Tuscany there wanders A streamlet that is born in Falterona, And not a hundred miles of course suffice it; From thereupon do I this body bring. - "Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete", Dante Alighieri.
  3. Currently was it reported that during Walter Hamilton's vacations the winding footpath, which followed the course of the streamlet down to the mill- pond, was trodden more frequently than usual. - "Homestead on the Hillside", Mary Jane Holmes.