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armlet

[ahrm-lit] /ˈɑrm lɪt/
noun
1.
an ornamental band worn on the arm, especially a bracelet worn high on the arm, rather than on the wrist.
2.
a little inlet or arm:
an armlet of the sea.
Origin of armlet
1525-1535
1525-35; arm1 + -let
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armlet

/ˈɑːmlɪt/
noun
1.
a small arm, as of a lake, the sea, etc
2.
a band or bracelet worn round the arm for ornament, identification, etc
3.
a very short sleeve on a garment
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n.

1530s, diminutive of arm (n.1).

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