arm·​let | \ ˈärm-lət How to pronounce armlet (audio) \

Definition of armlet

1 : a band (as of cloth or metal) worn around the upper arm
2 : a small arm (as of the sea)

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Recent Examples on the Web Workers found another cache later that fall with more treasures, including gold armlets inscribed with the name of Ramses II. Irene Cordón, National Geographic, "How Egypt’s ancient city of divine cats was rediscovered," 7 May 2019

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First Known Use of armlet

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for armlet

arm entry 1 + -let

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“Armlet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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