cuff link
noun Date: 1897 a usually ornamental device consisting of two parts joined by a shank, chain, or bar for passing through buttonholes to fasten shirt cuffs — usually used in plural

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cuff link — cuff′ link or cuff′link n. clo jew one of a pair of linked ornamental buttons or buttonlike devices for fastening a shirt cuff • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • cuff link — n. a pair of linked buttons or any similar small device for keeping a shirt cuff closed …   English World dictionary

  • cuff link — n a small piece of jewellery that a man can use to fasten his shirt cuffs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cuff link — A cufflink (also cuff link or cuff link) is a decorative fastener worn by men or women to fasten the two sides of the cuff on a dress shirt or blouse.Cufflinks are designed only for use with link cuffs (also known as French Cuffs or double cuffs) …   Wikipedia

  • cuff link — noun : a usually ornamental device consisting of two pieces like buttons joined by a shank, chain, or bar for passing through buttonholes to fasten a cuff without overlapping the cuff ends usually used in plural * * * one of a pair of linked… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuff link — one of a pair of linked ornamental buttons or buttonlike devices for fastening a shirt cuff. Also, cufflink. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ ornament       small ornamental device, generally a pair of linked buttons (button) or one button that fastens with a …   Universalium

  • Cuff link — a drink …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • cuff link — Australian Slang a drink …   English dialects glossary

  • cuff link — small decorative accessory used to close the cuffs on the sleeves of a shirt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuff link — noun (C) one of a pair of small round objects used for fastening shirt cuffs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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