Origin of anklet
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Related Wordsgold, glass, ornament, treasure, bracelet, jewel, trinket, brooch, costume, necklace, knickknack, tiara, silver, gem, earring, pendant, pin, crown, ring, frippery
Examples from the Web for anklet
Anklet with two knobs, formed of two pieces screwed together.
Pachala or silk embroidery adorned with tassels and cowries is also worn as an anklet by women.
When the king heard that, he gave an order to the goldsmiths and other craftsmen of the kind, to make a second anklet like that.The Kath Sarit Sgara
An obsolete form was an anklet and chain to the end of which was attached a heavy weight, usually a round shot.
Seaton then tried to make Nalboon understand that they wanted copper, pointing to his anklet, the only copper in sight.The Skylark of Space
Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
- an ornamental chain worn around the ankle
- the US word for ankle sock
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Word Origin and History for anklet
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