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anklet

[ang-klit] /ˈæŋ klɪt/
noun
1.
a sock that reaches just above the ankle.
2.
an ornamental circlet worn around the ankle.
Origin of anklet
1810-1820
1810-20; ankle + -let
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Examples from the web for anklet
  • Although it appears to be a ring, the thing is stretchy enough to be a bracelet, or an anklet.
  • Either type of system can be defeated by either cutting or removing the anklet or bracelet.
  • Inmates are monitored by an electronic anklet, periodic telephone voice-verification, and random visits by correctional staff.
  • Add boiling water, anklet it boil three minutes only.
British Dictionary definitions for anklet

anklet

/ˈæŋklɪt/
noun
1.
an ornamental chain worn around the ankle
2.
the US word for ankle sock
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Word Origin and History for anklet
n.

"ring for an ankle," 1810, from ankle, with diminutive suffix -let, after bracelet.

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