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armlet

[ ahrm-lit ]
/ ˈɑrm lɪt /
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noun

an ornamental band worn on the arm, especially a bracelet worn high on the arm, rather than on the wrist.
a little inlet or arm: an armlet of the sea.

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Origin of armlet

First recorded in 1525–35; arm1 + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for armlet

armlet
/ (ˈɑːmlɪt) /

noun

a small arm, as of a lake, the sea, etc
a band or bracelet worn round the arm for ornament, identification, etc
a very short sleeve on a garment
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