"eyelet" in the noun sense
1. eyelet, eyehole
a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
2. cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet
fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
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