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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French bracelet, diminutive form of bras (arm).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbɹeɪslət/, /ˈbɹeɪslɪt/

NounEdit

bracelet (plural bracelets)

  1. A band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry/jewellery or an ornament.
  2. The strap of a wristwatch, used to secure it around the wrist.
  3. (historical) A piece of defensive armour for the arm.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)
    See reference below for a definition by John Brown related to bracelets and armor

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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French bracelet, from Old French bracelet, diminutive form of bras (arm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bracelet m (plural bracelets)

  1. bracelet

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bracelet, diminutive form of bras (arm).

NounEdit

bracelet m (plural bracelés or braceletz)

  1. bracelet (jewelry)
  2. bracelet (armor)

ReferencesEdit

  • bracelet on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

bracelet m (oblique plural bracelez or braceletz, nominative singular bracelez or braceletz, nominative plural bracelet)

  1. diminutive of bras (arm)
  2. bracelet (jewelry)

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