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an ornamental band worn on the , especially a bracelet worn high on the , rather than on the wrist.
a little inlet or :
an armlet of the sea.
Historical Examples

This one had an armlet of silver cloth on a robe of cloth of gold.
The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2) Charles de Coster

Notscha laughed and said: “And there he has gone and made my armlet bloody!”
The Chinese Fairy Book Various

armlet of quartz crystal used in the formation of the medicine water of secret orders.
Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained James Stevenson

And he once more sat down on a stone, in order to wash his armlet.
The Chinese Fairy Book Various

Before the grenade was thrown, the waxed paper was stripped off and the fuse was lighted by being scratched on the armlet.
Inventions of the Great War A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond

I wore my badge and my armlet when I was on duty and sometimes when I was not.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 19, 1916 Various

One armlet of silver, And one at her wrist loosely clasped, small and slender.
The Busted Ex-Texan and Other Stories W. H. H. Murray

The armlet b is of gold, and represents a snake; the other, c, is of bronze.
Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King

Come for me, ferryman,” he said, “and I will bestow upon thee an armlet of ruddy gold.
Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine Lewis Spence

The following day I suggested to Santosh that he order an armlet at the jeweler’s.
Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda

a small arm, as of a lake, the sea, etc
a band or bracelet worn round the arm for ornament, identification, etc
a very short sleeve on a garment

1530s, diminutive of arm (n.1).


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