American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A band worn on the arm for ornament or identification.
- n. A small arm, as of the sea.
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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A small arm.
- n. An arm ring; a bracelet for the upper arm.
- n. Armor for the arm.
- n. a band worn around the arm for decoration
- From arm + -let. (Wiktionary)
“The armlet would feature standard devices for day-to-day living.”
“I definitely think they will have condensed it into an armlet.”
“I doubt my futuristic armlet will actually come into fruition, but who knows.”
“Each wore a flat, turtle-shell ring suspended through his nose, and each carried a clay pipe in an ear-hole or thrust inside a beaded biceps armlet.”
“Tucking the gold armlet into his pouch, Khefar took his leave of the most powerful woman along the Nile.”
“Newest version of the wrist/bracelet/armlet comm device, along with original Barbarella images:”
“A research report, published by the Council for British Archaeology yesterday, reveals that a pagan priest from Yorkshire was buried in the late 3rd century wearing what was probably full ritual regalia including a five-strand necklace of 600 jet beads, a jet bracelet, a brown shale armlet and a bronze anklet.”
“Its small size and hinged construction have suggested to some that it was originally a large armlet or perhaps a votive crown.”
“The armlet' (Valaya) should be of the same size as the lingam, and should have its outer surface made rough with globules.”
“A man lay there, a short, dark, thickly-muscled man, naked except for a loin cloth, a necklace of human teeth and a brass armlet.”
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A bunch of -let words, emphasis on the diminutive. Feel free to neologize.
As opposed to members of that other list.
Modern English words impacted by and descended from Old English.
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