Armlet Arm"let, n. [Arm + -let.] 1. A small arm; as, an armlet of the sea. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. An arm ring; a bracelet for the upper arm. [1913 Webster]

3. Armor for the arm. [1913 Webster]

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  • armlet — (n.) 1530s, dim. of ARM (Cf. arm) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • armlet — [ärm′lət] n. [ ARM1 + LET] 1. a band worn for ornament around the arm, esp. the upper arm 2. a small, narrow, deep arm or inlet of the sea …   English World dictionary

  • armlet — /ahrm lit/, n. 1. an ornamental band worn on the arm, esp. a bracelet worn high on the arm, rather than on the wrist. 2. a little inlet or arm: an armlet of the sea. [1525 35; ARM1 + LET] * * * ▪ jewelry       decorative band, usually of gold,… …   Universalium

  • armlet — /ˈamlət/ (say ahmluht) noun 1. an ornamental band worn on the arm. 2. a little arm: an armlet of the sea …   Australian English dictionary

  • armlet — noun Date: 1535 1. a band (as of cloth or metal) worn around the upper arm 2. a small arm (as of the sea) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • armlet — noun /ˈɑːmlət/ a) A band that is worn on the arm that for ornamental or identification purposes. b) A small arm, having to do with the sea …   Wiktionary

  • armlet — arm·let || ɑːmlɪt n. ornamental band worn around the upper arm, arm band …   English contemporary dictionary

  • armlet — noun a bracelet worn round the upper arm …   English new terms dictionary

  • armlet — arm·let …   English syllables

  • armlet — arm•let [[t]ˈɑrm lɪt[/t]] n. 1) jew an ornamental band worn high on the arm 2) a small inlet or arm, as of the sea • Etymology: 1525–35 …   From formal English to slang

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