wristlet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wrist +‎ -let

Noun[edit]

wristlet (plural wristlets)

  1. A band or bracelet that encircles the wearer's wrist, especially a closely knitted one to keep it warm.
  2. An elastic band used to keep a glove on the wrist.
  3. (slang) A handcuff.

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References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967