wrist·​let | \ ˈris(t)-lət How to pronounce wristlet (audio) \

Definition of wristlet

: a band encircling the wrist especially : a close-fitting knitted band attached to the top of a glove or the end of a sleeve

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Recent Examples on the Web With International Women's Day around the corner, Girl Scouts of the USA and Diane von Furstenberg are teaming up for a limited-edition silk scarf and wristlet collection. Taylor Ayers, Marie Claire, "The DVF x Girl Scouts Scarf Is the Perfect Mix of Nostalgia and Fashion," 3 Mar. 2020 Every purchase of the scarf or wristlet is an investment in the girls determined to become the next wave of bold and influential leaders. Taylor Ayers, Marie Claire, "The DVF x Girl Scouts Scarf Is the Perfect Mix of Nostalgia and Fashion," 3 Mar. 2020 The majority of the collection ranges from $45 USD for the small massage candles to $160 USD for the Dual Warming Wand, while the jewelry ranges from $250 USD for handcuff wristlets to $550 USD for a kink collar and lead set. Erika W. Smith, refinery29.com, "Kiki de Montparnasse Launched A Luxury Sex Toy Collection," 28 Jan. 2020 Made of 100 percent real leather in an array of colors, the wallet has 14 credit card slots, an ID window, a zippered change pocket, a pen loop, and a wristlet strap. Popular Science, "RFID wallets that don’t skimp on style," 17 Oct. 2019 After all these years, its classic bags and wristlets still make for crowd-pleasing gifts, and the brand's new jackets are an instant upgrade to any cold-weather look. Glamour, "The Coach Black Friday Sale Is Already Here—And Handbags Are 50% Off," 27 Nov. 2019 Long black skirt and red top, bejeweled wristlet in hand. Abhijith Ravinutala, chicagotribune.com, "2019 Algren Awards: Finalist: Definition(s)," 20 July 2019 Officers also found a Coach brand wristlet, which was identified as belonging to Mary Holt, inside the car. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al.com, "Prosecutors seek death penalty for both suspects in stabbing deaths of Birmingham grandparents," 16 July 2019 Fans can buy clear tote bags, wristlets and fanny packs with Sweetener branding from Grande’s tour store. Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Only clear bags allowed at Ariana Grande's Friday show at Fiserv Forum," 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of wristlet

1844, in the meaning defined above

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5 May 2020

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“Wristlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wristlet. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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