Definition of armlet in English:

armlet

Syllabification: arm·let
Pronunciation: /ˈärmlit
 
/

noun

1A band or bracelet worn around the upper part of a person’s arm.
More 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.

Definition of armlet in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day flagitious
Pronunciation: fləˈjiSHəs
adjective
(of a person or their actions) criminal; villainous