from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ornamental band or chain encircling the wrist or arm.
- n. Something, such as a handcuff, that resembles a wrist ornament.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry/jewellery or an ornament.
- n. The strap of a wristwatch, used to secure it around the wrist.
- n. A piece of defensive armour for the arm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An ornamental band or ring, for the wrist or the arm; in modern times, an ornament encircling the wrist, worn by women or girls.
- n. A piece of defensive armor for the arm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ornamental band, ring, or clasped chain for the wrist, now worn mostly by women.
- n. Humorously, a shackle for the wrist; a handcuff.
- n. A piece of armor, whether the lower part of the brassart or the wrist-piece of the gauntlet (which see).
- n. In palmistry, a mark across the inside of the wrist, single, double, or triple.
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
- n. jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
Then I noticed he was wearing a name bracelet on his ankle.
My name bracelet disappeared, my wart disappeared, and blood shot up into my left eye from the rocks flying.
The date on the bracelet is my son's birthday (3-5-83).
I think wearing the bracelet is a wonderful way to open up discussion about war and what it truly means to everyone involved.
If you're guessing, that the old woman who gives Roxanne the bracelet is an older version of Roxanne herself (ho-hum), you're not alone.
I would like to return the bracelet is his family would like to have it as a remembrance that someone cared everyday for this man.
"This bracelet is a part of who I am, and I'll continue to wear it until Senior Master Sergeant Calfee is identified and comes home."
They built a bond with their POW/MIA and returning the bracelet is a healing process for them, too.
On this bracelet is the following information: CWO
A Gothic bracelet of enamelled gold, in the centre a burnt topaz surrounded by three large brilliants; in each link composing the bracelet is a square emerald; at each extremity of the topaz forming the centre ornament are two balls of burnished gold, and two of wrought gold.