- Word Combinations (noun), Homophone Note
|part of speech:
||a small hole or perforation with bound or covered edges, used to pass cord or thread through, fasten hooks into, or serve as decoration.
||the metal ring covering the edges of such a hole; grommet.
||an embroidered fabric that has a pattern of small, bound holes; eyelet embroidery.
The words eyelet
sound alike but have different meanings. To find out why an islet could never fit through an eyelet, look up islet