anklet


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an·klet

 (ăng′klĭt)
n.
1. An ornament worn around the ankle.
2. A sock that reaches just above the ankle.

anklet

(ˈæŋklɪt)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) an ornamental chain worn around the ankle
2. (Clothing & Fashion) the US word for ankle sock

an•klet

(ˈæŋ klɪt)

n.
1. a sock that reaches just above the ankle.
2. an ornamental circlet worn around the ankle.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anklet - a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankleanklet - a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
2.anklet - a sock that reaches just above the ankleanklet - a sock that reaches just above the ankle
sock - hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
3.anklet - an ornament worn around the ankleanklet - an ornament worn around the ankle  
bangle, bracelet - jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
Translations

anklet

[ˈæŋklɪt] Nbrazalete m para el tobillo, ajorca f para el pie (US) → calcetín m corto

anklet

n
Fußring m, → Fußspange f
(US: = sock) → Söckchen nt
References in classic literature ?
The effect on the precision and celerity of the military movements was so remarkable that Lorquas Ptomel presented me with a massive anklet of gold from his own leg, as a sign of his appreciation of my service to the horde.
A copper anklet also took his fancy, and this he transferred to his own leg.
Now it befell that as Umslopogaas hid one evening in the reeds, watching the kraal of Jikiza, he saw a maiden straight and fair, whose skin shone like the copper anklets on her limbs.
On her ankles, which as is customary were bare, she had carcajes (for so bracelets or anklets are called in Morisco) of the purest gold, set with so many diamonds that she told me afterwards her father valued them at ten thousand doubloons, and those she had on her wrists were worth as much more.
The metal anklets and armlets adorning him aroused her envy.
The loins of the warrior were girt about with heavy folds of a dark-coloured tappa, hanging before and behind in clusters of braided tassels, while anklets and bracelets of curling human hair completed his unique costume.
She shook with laughter till her bracelets and anklets jingled.
Yes, by Allahabad one lay still in the slack-water and let twenty go by to pick one; and, above all, the English were not cumbered with jewellery and nose-rings and anklets as my women are nowadays.
He shall be no naked beast of the jungle, but shall wear a loincloth and copper anklets, and, perchance, a ring in his nose, for he is to be reared by men--a tribe of savage cannibals.
It was during this dance that the ape-man first noticed that some of the men and many of the women wore ornaments of gold--principally anklets and armlets of great weight, apparently beaten out of the solid metal.
There were what appeared to be bracelets, anklets and brooches of virgin gold.
All wore necklaces of the teeth or claws of wild beasts, and there were numerous metal wristlets and anklets among them.