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bracelet

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noun brace·let \ˈbrās-lət\

Simple Definition of bracelet

  • : a piece of jewelry worn on the wrist

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bracelet

  1. 1 :  an ornamental band or chain worn around the wrist

  2. 2 :  something (as handcuffs) resembling a bracelet

Examples of bracelet in a sentence

  1. <putting the handcuffs on the jewel thief, the detective asked him how he liked those bracelets>



Origin of bracelet

Middle English, from Middle French, diminutive of bras arm, from Latin bracchium


First Known Use: 15th century


BRACELET Defined for Kids

bracelet

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noun brace·let \ˈbrā-slət\

Definition of bracelet for Students

  1. :  a decorative band or chain usually worn on the wrist or arm





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