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in printing composition, a kind of spacing material in the form of metal or plastic plates ranging in thickness from 6 to 16 points (about 2.25–6 mm) and in length from 2 to 6 squares (36–108 mm). Reglets are used to separate heads and illustrations from the text and to separate columns.

raggle, reglet, raglin

1. A manufactured unit, often of terra-cotta, having a groove to receive flashing; also called a raggle block or flashing block.
2. A groove cut in stone or brickwork to receive flashing.


1. A fillet or small flat-faced projection, as used in a fret molding or to cover a joint between two boards.
2. A raggle.
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