wristlet

wristlet

[rist-lit]
noun
1.
a band worn around the wrist, especially to protect it from cold.
2.
a bracelet.
3.
Slang. a handcuff.

Origin:
1840–50; wrist + -let

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wristlet (ˈrɪstlɪt)
 
n
a band or bracelet worn around the wrist

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