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[joo-lee-uh t, -et, joo-lee-et; especially for 1 jool-yuh t] /ˈdʒu li ət, -ˌɛt, ˌdʒu liˈɛt; especially for 1 ˈdʒul yət/

the heroine of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
(used in communications to represent the letter J).
Also, Juliette. a female given name, form of .
(communications) a code word for the letter j

fem. proper name, from Italian Giulietta, diminutive of Giulia “Julia” (see Julia). Cf. French Juliette. Juliet cap (1904) was felt to resemble a type worn in stage productions of “Romeo and Juliet.”

A Parisian fancy which is finding little favor here, is the Juliet cap. It is a net of beads or of meshed cord jewelled or beaded at the intersections. Clustered bunches of blossoms and foliage are set at each side of the cap, above the ears. [“Fabrics, Fancy-Goods & Notions,” trade publication, New York, January 1904]


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