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martletn. [F. martinet. See Martin the bird, and cf. Martinet a disciplinarian.].
  •  The European house martin.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A bird without beak or feet; -- generally assumed to represent a martin. As a mark of cadency it denotes the fourth son.  [1913 Webster]


martlet, n.
1 Heraldry an imaginary footless bird borne as a charge.
2 archaic a a swift. b a house-martin.

F martelet alt. f. martinet dimin. f. MARTIN

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