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- n. Plural form of anklet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. socks that reach just above the ankle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sock that reaches just above the ankle
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Braided leashes connected heavy sheepskin anklets on her legs to the hub of the wheel.
According to a recent article in New Scientist, these "anklets" are "transforming the way alcohol offenders are dealt with in the US": over 100,000 people have worn them since they came into use in 2003 and there are currently about 10,000 in use.
Maybe if I get one of those uncomfortable anklets they talked about in the Da Vinci Code, this whole thing will work out.
Necklaces, bracelets and anklets that glow in the dark seem to be a very popular form of summer jewelry among kids of all ages.
Our houseguest confided something troubling about her college-age son: He doesn't wear tube socks when he runs or bikes; he wears anklets, those socks that stop at the ankle or peek just over the top of ones' sneakers.
The little girl is quite friendly, and wears anklets and has "lovely" feet.
Long before he made fedoras and police anklets stylish on White Collar, Matt Bomer romanced Eliza Dushku on the Fox sci-fi series Tru Calling.
My desperation blossoms into garlands braceleting her wrists, my sick despair into flowering anklets.
You want to solve the prison problem? get people out of prison, on parole, probation, wearing anklets, etc.
In 1898, Lumholtz described Huichol earrings, necklaces, bracelets, anklets, etc. made by intertwining strings of beads.