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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 ?
He opened a jeweler's case as he spoke, containing a plain gold bracelet with an inscription engraved on the inner side: "To Miss Isabel Miller, with the sincere good wishes of Robert Moody.
They are lovely," said Dorothea, slipping the ring and bracelet on her finely turned finger and wrist, and holding them towards the window on a level with her eyes.
Finding her quite incorrigible in this respect, Emma suffered her to depart; but not before she had confided to her that important and never-sufficiently-to-be-taken- care-of answer, and endowed her moreover with a pretty little bracelet as a keepsake.
No; but it looks very well on me as a bracelet, doesn't it?
In return of which favour, I will make you a present of this knife and bracelet," taking them out of my pocket.
Will you give us each a bracelet of brass as well as the rifles?
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.
Finding the bracelet but coldly looked at, the jeweller invites attention to a tray of rings for gentlemen; here is a style of ring, now, he remarks--a very chaste signet--which gentlemen are much given to purchasing, when changing their condition.
It is not much; but since you told me of the lady who gave you the bracelet, Fanny--'
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.
Two officers appeared at the entrance-door: one, a young fellow, with a feeble, delicate face, who had lately joined the regiment from the Corps of Pages; the other, a plump, elderly officer, with a bracelet on his wrist, and little eyes, lost in fat.
Cedric, whose feelings were all of a right onward and simple kind, and were seldom occupied by more than one object at once, omitted, in the joyous glee with which be heard of the glory of his countrymen, to remark the angry confusion of his guest; ``I would give thee this golden bracelet, Pilgrim,'' he said, ``couldst thou tell me the names of those knights who upheld so gallantly the renown of merry England.