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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 brace·let /ˈbreslət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brace·let 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a
           wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist [syn: watchband,
            watchstrap, wristband, watch bracelet]
      2: jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration [syn: bangle]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

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