ringlet :

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  • n  a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
  • n  a strand or cluster of hair
  • n  a small ring
  • n  any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae

  • The only visible effect of Ev's new-found role as a pop recording star is that his hair, which was duplicated, ringlet by unruly ringlet, in a recent sculpture by Rube Goldberg .
  • In it were three dark red braids contributed by the "Maid of Athens," Theresa Macri and her sisters; a ringlet of Lady Oxford's, and several bundles of adoring letters from women .
  • But by far the most intriguing was one packet holding a single fair ringlet, with the bemused memo in Byron's faded scrawl: "Whose this was I don't recollect, but it is of 1812.

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