bangle

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Etymology 1[edit]

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From Hindi बंग्ली (glass bracelet).

Noun[edit]

bangle (plural bangles)

  1. A rigid bracelet or anklet, especially one with no clasp.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown

Verb[edit]

bangle (third-person singular simple present bangles, present participle bangling, simple past and past participle bangled)

  1. (obsolete) To waste, fritter (away).
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, New York Review Books 2001, p. 273:
      Thus betwixt hope and fear, suspicions, angers [...] betwixt falling in, falling out, etc., we bangle away our best days, befool out our times [...].

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