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grommet (n.)

also gromet, grummet, 1620s, "ring or wreath of rope," from obsolete French gromette "curb of a bridle" (Modern French gourmette), from gourmer "to curb," of uncertain origin. Extended sense of "metal eyelet" first recorded 1769.

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Definitions of grommet from WordNet

grommet (n.)
fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines;
Synonyms: cringle / eyelet / loop / grummet
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