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Oxford dictionary definition of the word fillet:
1a fleshy boneless piece of meat from near the loins or the ribs of an animal:
a chicken breast fillet
roast fillet of lamb
(also fillet steak) a beef steak cut from the lower part of a sirloin.
a boned side of a fish.
2a band or ribbon worn round the head, especially for binding the hair.
Architecture a narrow flat band separating two mouldings.
Architecture a small band between the flutes of a column.
3a roughly triangular strip of material which rounds off an interior angle between two surfaces.
4(in bookbinding) a plain line impressed on the cover of a book.
a roller used to impress a fillet on the cover of a book.
verb (fillets, filleting, filleted)
remove the bones from (a fish).
cut (fish or meat) into boneless strips.
Middle English (denoting a band worn round the head): from Old French filet ‘thread’, based on Latin filum ‘thread’