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Meaning of BRACELET

Pronunciation:  'breyslit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
  2. [n]  a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist

BRACELET is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bangle, watch bracelet, watchband, watchstrap, wristband
 See Also: ankle bracelet, anklet, band, clasp, jewellery, jewelry



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Brace"let\, n. [F. bracelet, dim. of OF. bracel
armlet, prop. little arm, dim. of bras arm, fr. L. bracchium.
See {Brace},n.]
1. An ornamental band or ring, for the wrist or the arm; in
   modern times, an ornament encircling the wrist, worn by
   women or girls.

2. A piece of defensive armor for the arm. --Johnson.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of or wear a bracelet, refers to an expression of deep passion and fire. The dream also highlights your need to reach out to others. It is a sign that you need to rekindle old friendships and to call up an old friend that you haven't heard from in awhile. Dreaming of a broken bracelet, suggests that you tend to sacrifice your own comfort and happiness for others.
Easton Bible Dictionary

(1.) Anklets (Num. 31:50; 2 Sam. 1:10), and with reference to men.

(2.) The rendering of a Hebrew word meaning fasteners, found in Gen. 24:22, 30, 47.

(3.) In Isa. 3:19, the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning chains, i.e., twisted or chain-like bracelets.

(4.) In Ex. 35:22 it designates properly a clasp for fastening the dress of females. Some interpret it as a nose-ring.

(5.) In Gen. 38:18, 25, the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning "thread," and may denote the ornamental cord with which the signet was suspended from the neck of the wearer.

Bracelets were worn by men as well as by women (Cant. 5:14, R.V.). They were of many various forms. The weight of those presented by Eliezer to Rebekah was ten shekels (Gen. 24:22).

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: anklet, armlet, band, bangle, beads, belt, bijou, breastpin, brooch, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, cincture, cingulum, circle, collar, collarband, coronet, crown, diadem, earring, ecliptic, equator, fascia, fillet, finger ring, fob, gem, girdle, girt, girth, great circle, hoop, jewel, locket, neckband, necklace, nose ring, pin, precious stone, quoit, rhinestone, ring, stickpin, stone, tiara, torque, wampum, wristband, wristlet, zodiac, zone