American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A band of material worn round the wrist for warmth or support.
- n. A bracelet.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A band worn around the wrist: applied to various useful or ornamental objects of the sort. A covering of thick material for the wrist to protect it under exposure to cold.
- n. A handcuff.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An elastic band worn around the wrist, as for the purpose of securing the upper part of a glove.
- n. a band or bracelet worn around the wrist
- wrist + -let (Wiktionary)
“A wristlet is a small purse like wallet that a woman carrys aornd her wrist.”
“When the wedding procession is about to start, after the bridegroom has been bathed and before he puts on the _kankan_ or iron wristlet which is to protect him from evil spirits, he is seated on a stool while all the male members of the household come up with their _choti_ or scalp-lock untied and rub it against that of the bridegroom.”
“Is the breifcase necessary or is a wristlet too informal?”
“You could also consider carrying a wristlet—which is basically a thicker billfold on a strap.”
“They too have been gracious enough to give me 3 Roots Genuine Leather Pouches, which can be used as a makeup bag or a wristlet, valued at $48 each.”
“From notebook sleeves to totes and wristlet bags, Joy Fabiano offers a variety of products priced from $30-$80.”
“Maddie has two Betsey Johnson clutches, Isabella has a new Coach wristlet, and Hannah has three Marc Jacobs, three, I saw them in her closet.”
“She wore a black silk dress, silver pumps and jewelry and carried a small silver wristlet.”
“Not an arm warmer, nor a wristlet, so this is even less substantial than something that has no purpose.”
“She is right its not an arm warmer or a wristlet its an Elbowlet”
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a list of words from the indo european root ar- and variations : to fit together
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