Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A band worn on the arm for ornament or identification.
  • n. A small arm, as of the sea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A band that is worn on the arm that for ornamental or identification purposes.
  • n. A small arm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small arm.
  • n. An arm ring; a bracelet for the upper arm.
  • n. Armor for the arm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little arm: as, an armlet of the sea.
  • n. An ornament for the arm; specifically, a metal band or ring worn upon the upper arm.
  • n. That part of a dress where the sleeve joins the shoulder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a band worn around the arm for decoration

Etymologies

From arm +‎ -let. (Wiktionary)

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