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reticule (n.)

1801, "a ladies' small hand bag," originally of network, later usually of any woven material, from French réticule (18c.) "a net for the hair, a reticule," from Latin reticulum "a little net, network bag," a double diminutive of rete "net" (see rete). The telescopic attachment is so called from 1730s, from a use in French.

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Definitions of reticule from WordNet

reticule (n.)
a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries;
reticule (n.)
a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument;
Synonyms: reticle / graticule
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