American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A band, as on a long sleeve or a wristwatch, that encircles the wrist.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That band or part of a sleeve, especially of a shirt-sleeve, which covers the wrist. The wristbands sewed on to shirt-sleeves were formerly continued with a flare over the upper part of the hand, serving the purpose of the separate stiff cuffs buttoned to the narrow wristbands now in use. In the times of more elaborate dressing such wristbands were often very long, and adorned with rich lace or fine embroidery.
- n. the cuff of a sleeve that wraps around the wrist
- n. a strip of material worn around the wrist, e.g. to absorb perspiration, especially in sports
- n. a band that supports a wristwatch
- n. a cord worn around the wrist, used to hold a small object such as a knife: a lanyard
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The band of the sleeve of a shirt, or other garment, which covers the wrist.
- n. a band or bracelet worn around the wrist
- n. a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist
- n. band consisting of a part of a sleeve that covers the wrist
- wrist + band (Wiktionary)
“On entering the park, the wristband is placed on the child's arm.”
“The search team found Welsh's eyeglasses, wallet, shirt and the watch with the silver chain wristband that he wore, but Larry was not seen again.”
“When sewing, you can call attention to the fact that sewing-silk splits much better for being first drawn through the wax; and that a wristband is put on before the sleeve is sewed, because it can be managed more conveniently.”
“Cecil’s leather wristband is fitted with a spigot attached to a tube inserted directly into his vein.”
“LARK calls the wristband "pajamas for your wrist," and I have to admit that it was surprisingly comfortable to sleep with it strapped to my arm I'm a "Princess And The Pea" type, so that's saying a lot.”
“Sharing or given to a person without a wristband is a $500 fine or 6 months in jail.”
“People who work at the jail said the wristband was the same as those given to inmates still in their custody, Boone County Sheriff's Department Major Tom Reddin said.”
“Careful inspection of the Barry Chin-shot photo reveals a sticker on O'Connell's left wrist (over his play-call wristband) that reads, "My dick is tiny too!”
“Unlike other sunburn-preventing gadgets such as wristband timers that estimate safe exposure the UVSunSense bands are designed to tell you how well your sunscreen is working.”
“Even if they did not issue me a "wristband" and I only got to see her from afar, the travel would have been worth it to me.”
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