armlet


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arm·let

 (ärm′lĭt)
n.
1. A band worn on the arm for ornament or identification.
2. A small arm, as of the sea.

armlet

(ˈɑːmlɪt)
n
1. a small arm, as of a lake, the sea, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a band or bracelet worn round the arm for ornament, identification, etc
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a very short sleeve on a garment

arm•let

(ˈɑrm lɪt)

n.
1. an ornamental band worn high on the arm.
2. a small inlet or arm, as of the sea.
[1525–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armlet - a band worn around the arm for decorationarmlet - a band worn around the arm for decoration
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
Translations

armlet

[ˈɑːmlɪt] Nbrazal m
References in classic literature ?
As Busuli talked he fingered a heavy gold armlet that encircled the glossy hide of his left arm.
When he was within about fifty feet of me he unclasped an enormous metal armlet, and holding it toward me in the open palm of his hand, addressed me in a clear, resonant voice, but in a language, it is needless to say, I could not understand.
The visitor slipped a plain metal armlet from above his elbow, and pointing to an inscription upon its inner surface, whispered a word or two to the clerk.
Nor did they recognize it for what it was--a piece torn from a green land armlet.
A bare arm, protruding from the coverings, lay exposed against a black and yellow striped orluk skin--an arm of wondrous beauty about which was clasped an armlet that Gahan knew.
There was a single armlet between her right shoulder and elbow, and a series of them covered her left forearm from elbow to wrist.
All wore strange protruding girdles of dried grass about their hips and many were loaded with brass and copper anklets, armlets and bracelets.
They thronged the narrow length of our schooner's decks with their ornamented and barbarous crowd, with the variegated colours of checkered sarongs, red turbans, white jackets, embroideries; with the gleam of scabbards, gold rings, charms, armlets, lance blades, and jewelled handles of their weapons.
In their sickness they wore no clothing, not even loin-cloths, though they retained their shell armlets, their bead necklaces, and their leather belts, between which and the skin were thrust naked knives.
He also wore armlets, and cinctures above the ankles, of the latter precious metal.
The metal anklets and armlets adorning him aroused her envy.
Nine years did I stay with them, and many beautiful works in bronze, brooches, spiral armlets, cups, and chains, did I make for them in their cave, with the roaring waters of Oceanus foaming as they rushed ever past it; and no one knew, neither of gods nor men, save only Thetis and Eurynome who took care of me.