Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of armlet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At Kiriwina, in South-Eastern New Guinea, when the new yams had been harvested, the people feasted and danced for many days, and a great deal of property, such as armlets, native money, and so forth, was displayed conspicuously on a platform erected for the purpose.

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  • Ornate necklaces, armlets, earrings, bangles, gold chains and finger rings are an essential part of a Hindu bride's trousseau and are usually bought by her parents.

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  • In their sickness they wore no clothing, not even loin-cloths, though they retained their shell armlets, their bead necklaces, and their leather belts, between which and the skin were thrust naked knives.

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  • She is naked because these armlets look dumb with clothes.

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  • There were ropes of pearls and heaps of necklaces, armlets, brooches, and diadems.

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  • Her glorious golden hair was confined by a fillet of silver studded with turquoises, and anklets and armlets of the same jeweled metal tinkled and clinked musically as she walked or rather glided forward.

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  • Obliged to lend his tootsies, at will, to any charitable Foot Fetish Galas (expected to show up in formal leather choker, spiked armlets and chain-link leash).

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  • Aghazal dressed me in saffron silks, and the tharais servant wrapped my hair—along with plentiful silk hair, dyed to match to my own—around a spiral wickerwork, and I was laden with golden bangles and armlets and a necklace of gold, pearls, and emeralds.

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  • His dress was of the same tartan worn by those who had first made their appearance, but closed at the throat and elbows with a necklace and armlets of gold.

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  • The form and face of the being who thus presented himself were those of a frightful dwarf, with a large head, a cap fantastically adorned with three peacock feathers, a dress of red samite, the richness of which rendered his ugliness more conspicuous, distinguished by gold bracelets and armlets, and a white silk sash, in which he wore a gold-hilted dagger.

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