Bracelet



an ornamental band or circlet for the wrist or arm or, sometimes, for the ankle.
bracelets, Slang. a pair of handcuffs.
Furniture. collar (def 13).
Contemporary Examples

A Girl Triumphs Over an Unspeakable Crime Gayle Tzemach Lemmon July 26, 2010
‘Sunset, Istanbul Style’: Staten Island Woman Sarai Sierra Murdered Mike Giglio February 2, 2013
11 Revelations From Salman Rushdie’s Memoir, ‘Joseph Anton’ The Daily Beast September 17, 2012
Amanda’s Final Plea Barbie Latza Nadeau October 2, 2011
My Vanished Liberia Leymah Gbowee October 6, 2011

Historical Examples

Memoirs of Leonora Christina Leonora Christina Ulfeldt
The Monster Men Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Strand Magazine, Vol. VII, Issue 39, March 1894 Various
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
The Kingdom Round the Corner Coningsby Dawson

noun
an ornamental chain worn around the arm or wrist
an expanding metal band for a wristwatch
n.

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