Definitions

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  • n. a strap of leather, metal etc that holds a wristwatch in place; a watchband

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

  • n. a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist

Etymologies

watch + strap (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A few goals and they would be in the lead as usual, Harry assured himself, bobbing and weaving through the other players in pursuit of something shiny that turned out to be Montague's watchstrap.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Cochrane peeled a sliver of the meat from one of the round objects and put it under his watchstrap.

    Operation: Outer Space

  • I love it when it is too hot, when the decomposing rubbish starts to remind you of the smells of Moroccan souks, when the air becomes almost liquid, and you can cultivate a really striking watchstrap mark.

    New Statesman

  • London watchstrap filter: recommendations for shops in London that have a variety of

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  • Plus you can accessorise with an ARRSE watchstrap.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I also found the local jeweller does emergency watchstrap repairs free of charge - I'm a tourist who doesn't speak the local language, so I expect to be ripped off, so this was wonderful!

    OpenOffice.org Planet

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