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armlet Syllabification: arm·let
Pronunciation: /ˈärmlət/

Definition of armlet in English:


1A band or bracelet worn around the upper part of a person’s arm.
Example sentences
  • Magnificent bracelets, pendants, necklaces, rings, armlets, earrings, diadems, head ornaments, pectoral ornaments and collars of gold were all produced in ancient Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs.
  • The skeleton found buried in a grave at Bainesse, a farm near Catterick, wore a jet necklace and bracelet, a shale armlet and a bronze anklet.
  • As his wares were textiles, it was fitting that his breeches were made of something that looked expensive, as was his jewellery: silver filigree bracelets and armlets.
2A small inlet of a sea or branch of a river.

Words that rhyme with armlet

lancelet • branchlet

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