Origin of labret
Examples from the Web for labret
His understanding of the custom of wearing the labret, however, differs from that of other early navigators.
One old woman still retained the labret, but it was only a shadow of the former labrets in size.
It is worn for ornament, the same as ear-rings or nose-rings, and is called a labret.
A “labret” of ivory or even of wood they valued at four or five dollars—or asked so much as that at first.Young Alaskans in the Far North|Emerson Hough
The labret in the lower lip, or ladle, as he termed it, wore unbearably upon his fine nerves.