bracelet

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbreɪslət/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbreɪslɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brāslit)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
brace•let /ˈbreɪslɪt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Jewelryan ornamental band for the wrist or arm or, sometimes, for the ankle.
brace•let•ed, adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
brace•let  (brāslit),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Jewelryan ornamental band or circlet for the wrist or arm or, sometimes, for the ankle.
  2. bracelets, [Slang.]a pair of handcuffs.
  3. Furniturecollar (def. 13).
bracelet•ed, adj. 
  • Latin brāchiāle, noun, nominal use of neuter of brāchiālis brachial) + -et -et
  • Middle French; Old French bracel (
  • late Middle English 1400–50

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bracelet /ˈbreɪslɪt/ n
  1. an ornamental chain worn around the arm or wrist
Etymology: 15th Century: from Old French, from bracel, literally: a little arm, from Latin bracchium arm; see brace
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