Anklet



a sock that reaches just above the .
an ornamental circlet worn around the .
Historical Examples

She wore an anklet, and would often sit upon a table, and let it fall down over her foot to show it.
The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare

anklet with two knobs, formed of two pieces screwed together.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

One of the men was also wearing an anklet of hair, as he had recently been bitten by a snake.
Omens and Superstitions of Southern India Edgar Thurston

An obsolete form was an anklet and chain to the end of which was attached a heavy weight, usually a round shot.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3 Various

Pachala or silk embroidery adorned with tassels and cowries is also worn as an anklet by women.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

Seaton then tried to make Nalboon understand that they wanted copper, pointing to his anklet, the only copper in sight.
The Skylark of Space Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

When the king heard that, he gave an order to the goldsmiths and other craftsmen of the kind, to make a second anklet like that.
The Kath Sarit Sgara Somadeva Bhatta

He led the way, holding the anklet all the time close to his eyes, and turning it round.
The Black Box E. Phillips Oppenheim

noun
an ornamental chain worn around the ankle
the US word for ankle sock
n.

“ring for an ankle,” 1810, from ankle, with diminutive suffix -let, after bracelet.

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