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).
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a slang name for handcuffs See handcuff (sense 2)
an ornamental chain worn around the arm or wrist
an expanding metal band for a wristwatch
a person or thing that braces, binds, or makes firm. Informal. a stimulating drink, especially one of liquor. a guard or band worn over the wrist of the bow hand to protect it from the snap of the bowstring. Historical Examples McClure’s Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908. Various Cy Whittaker’s Place Joseph C. […]
something that holds parts together or in place, as a clasp or clamp. anything that imparts rigidity or steadiness. Also called bitbrace, bitstock. Machinery. a device for holding and turning a bit for boring or drilling. Building Trades. a piece of timber, metal, etc., for supporting or positioning another piece or portion of a framework. […]
noun (archaic) a bitch hound Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Scientific American Supplement, No. 803, May 23, 1891 Various The Nibelungenlied Unknown The Nibelungenlied Unknown Scientific American Supplement, No. 803, May 23, 1891 Various The Nibelungenlied Unknown The Shakespeare-Expositor: An Aid to the Perfect Understanding of Shakespeare’s Plays […]
noun (Judaism) Hebrew terms usually translated as “blessing” See blessing (sense 4)