from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A band worn on the arm for ornament or identification.
- n. A small arm, as of the sea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A band that is worn on the arm that for ornamental or identification purposes.
- n. A small arm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small arm.
- n. An arm ring; a bracelet for the upper arm.
- n. Armor for the arm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little arm: as, an armlet of the sea.
- n. An ornament for the arm; specifically, a metal band or ring worn upon the upper arm.
- n. That part of a dress where the sleeve joins the shoulder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a band worn around the arm for decoration
The armlet would feature standard devices for day-to-day living.
I definitely think they will have condensed it into an armlet.
I doubt my futuristic armlet will actually come into fruition, but who knows.
Each wore a flat, turtle-shell ring suspended through his nose, and each carried a clay pipe in an ear-hole or thrust inside a beaded biceps armlet.
Tucking the gold armlet into his pouch, Khefar took his leave of the most powerful woman along the Nile.
Newest version of the wrist/bracelet/armlet comm device, along with original Barbarella images:
A research report, published by the Council for British Archaeology yesterday, reveals that a pagan priest from Yorkshire was buried in the late 3rd century wearing what was probably full ritual regalia including a five-strand necklace of 600 jet beads, a jet bracelet, a brown shale armlet and a bronze anklet.
Its small size and hinged construction have suggested to some that it was originally a large armlet or perhaps a votive crown.
'The armlet' (Valaya) should be of the same size as the lingam, and should have its outer surface made rough with globules.
A man lay there, a short, dark, thickly-muscled man, naked except for a loin cloth, a necklace of human teeth and a brass armlet.