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anklet

[ ang-klit ]
/ ˈæŋ klɪt /
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noun
a sock that reaches just above the ankle.
an ornamental circlet worn around the ankle.
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Origin of anklet

First recorded in 1810–20; ankle + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for anklet

anklet
/ (ˈæŋklɪt) /

noun
an ornamental chain worn around the ankle
the US word for ankle sock
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