A chunky, silver watch, studded with diamonds, hung from his wrist.
He does not feel the need to embroider every note with a facial expression or a flick of the wrist.
He also was diagnosed with “head, neck, wrist and back injuries – and the biggest was TBI, or traumatic brain injury.”
But when he pulled the weapon away from my throat for a moment, I grabbed his wrist and disarmed him.
“She had to work to survive, and I just woke up in the hospital,” says Cichan, who bears a tattoo of an airplane on her wrist.
From one wound in the wrist the blood spurted with each beat of the pulse.
He rose with the blow; all his energy, from wrist to instep, was in that lifting drive.
The office boy uttered a yell as the wrist was bent backwards.
The iron had not only encircled his wrist, but had entered his soul as well.
She blinked and then she looked at her wrist watch and then she looked at the marble.
Old English wrist, from Proto-Germanic *wristiz (cf. Old Norse rist "instep," Old Frisian wrist, Middle Dutch wrist, German Rist "back of the hand, instep"), from Proto-Germanic *wrig-, *wreik- "to turn" (see wry). The notion is "the turning joint."
The joint between the hand and the forearm.