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brace·let

 (brās′lĭt)
n.
1. An ornamental band or chain encircling the wrist or arm.
2. Something, such as a handcuff, that resembles a wrist ornament.

[Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of bracel, armlet, from Latin brācchiāle, from brācchium, arm; see brace.]

brace′let·ed (-lĭ-tĭd) adj.

bracelet

(ˈbreɪslɪt)
n
1. (Jewellery) an ornamental chain worn around the arm or wrist
2. (Jewellery) an expanding metal band for a wristwatch
[C15: from Old French, from bracel, literally: a little arm, from Latin bracchium arm; see brace]

brace•let

(ˈbreɪs lɪt)

n.
1. an ornamental band or circlet for the wrist or arm or, sometimes, for the ankle.
2. bracelets, Slang. a pair of handcuffs.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French; Old French bracel < Latin brāchiāle, derivative of brāchiālis brachial]
brace′let•ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bracelet - a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wristbracelet - a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
2.bracelet - jewelry worn around the wrist for decorationbracelet - jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
ankle bracelet, anklet - an ornament worn around the ankle
armilla - (archeology) a bracelet worn around the wrist or arm
clasp - a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
jewellery, jewelry - an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)

bracelet

noun bangle, band, armlet, wristlet I put on the gold bracelet they had given me.
Related words
adjective armillary
Translations
سُوَارسِوار، إسْوارَه
náramek
armbånd
ranneketju
narukvica
karkötõkarkötő
armband
ブレスレット
팔찌
aprocerokassprādze
zapestnica
armband
กำไลหรือสร้อยข้อมือ
vòng tay

bracelet

[ˈbreɪslɪt] Npulsera f, brazalete m

bracelet

[ˈbreɪslət] nbracelet m

bracelet

nArmband nt; (= bangle)Armreif(en) m; (= ankle bracelet)Fußreif(en) m; bracelets (inf: = handcuffs) → Handschellen pl

bracelet

[ˈbreɪslɪt] nbraccialetto

bracelet

(ˈbreislit) noun
an ornament worn round the wrist or arm. a gold bracelet.

bracelet

سُوَار náramek armbånd Armband βραχιόλι pulsera ranneketju bracelet narukvica bracciale ブレスレット 팔찌 armband armbånd bransoleta pulseira браслет armband กำไลหรือสร้อยข้อมือ bilezik vòng tay 手镯

bracelet

n pulsera, brazalete m; identification (ID) — brazalete or pulsera de identificación; medical alert — brazalete or pulsera de alerta médica
References in classic literature ?
I wish I hadn't smashed my coral bracelet, for you might have had it," said Jo, who loved to give and lend, but whose possessions were usually too dilapidated to be of much use.
Magua caught the expression, and raising his arm, he shook it at the captive, the light silver ornaments attached to his bracelet rattling with the trembling agitation of the limb, as, in a tone of vengeance, he exclaimed, in English:
Clare was thinking of, as she stood, gorgeously dressed, on the verandah, on Sunday morning, clasping a diamond bracelet on her slender wrist?
One gleam of light lifted into relief a half-submerged mast, on which sat a cormorant, dark and large, with wings flecked with foam; its beak held a gold bracelet set with gems, that I had touched with as brilliant tints as my palette could yield, and as glittering distinctness as my pencil could impart.
They were dressed alike, but this sister wore her dress with a more youthful air than the other; and perhaps had a trifle more frill, or tucker, or brooch, or bracelet, or some little thing of that kind, which made her look more lively.
In return of which favour, I will make you a present of this knife and bracelet," taking them out of my pocket.
He found himself at once in a labyrinth, and wandered about for a long time without meeting anyone; in fact, the only sight he saw was a circle of human hands, sticking out of the ground above the wrist, each with a bracelet of gold, on which a name was written.
I would have stopped him, but his blow took effect and broke the bracelet of amulets which encircled the arm of the savage.
Finally one of them, an elderly man, with a necklace and bracelet of great lustrous glass beads and the skin of some beautiful mottled amber-colored animal slung over his shoulders, ran forward and embraced most tenderly the youth whom we had saved.
Finding they were determined to go, the Winkies gave Toto and the Lion each a golden collar; and to Dorothy they presented a beautiful bracelet studded with diamonds; and to the Scarecrow they gave a gold-headed walking stick, to keep him from stumbling; and to the Tin Woodman they offered a silver oil-can, inlaid with gold and set with precious jewels.
At last, after a careful examination of the contents of the windows, made for the purpose of impressing the bystanders with the notion that he is going in to purchase a diamond bracelet or some such trifle, he enters, trying to do so with a careless swagger, and giving himself really the air of a member of the swell mob.
He bought three bouquets, a bracelet, and a gold Billiken with ruby eyes, and sent them to the theatre by messenger-boy.