armlet

noun
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)

Examples of armlet in a Sentence

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, 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armlet. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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