bracelet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French bracelet, diminutive form of bras(arm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbɹeɪslət/, /ˈbɹeɪslɪt/

Noun[edit]

bracelet ‎(plural bracelets)

  1. A band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry/jewellery or an ornament.
  2. The strap of a wristwatch, used to secure it around the wrist.
  3. (historical) A piece of defensive armour for the arm.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bracelet, from Old French bracelet, diminutive form of bras(arm).

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bracelet m ‎(plural bracelets)

  1. bracelet

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bracelet, diminutive form of bras(arm).

Noun[edit]

bracelet m (plural bracelés or braceletz)

  1. bracelet (jewelry)
  2. bracelet (armor)

References[edit]

  • bracelet on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

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Noun[edit]

bracelet m ‎(oblique plural bracelez or braceletz, nominative singular bracelez or braceletz, nominative plural bracelet)

  1. diminutive of bras(arm)
  2. bracelet (jewelry)

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