ETYM French bracelet, dim. of Old Fren. bracel armlet, prop. little arm, dim. of bras arm, from Latin bracchium. Related to Brace.
Worn around the wrist for decoration; SYN. bangle.
ETYM Perh. from French coiffe headdress, hood, or coif; as if the cuff were a cap for the hand. Related to Coif.
The turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg; SYN. turnup.
ETYM AS. handcops; hand hand + cosp, cops, fetter. The second part was confused with Eng. cuffs.
Sinonimi: wrist band
A band or bracelet worn around the wrist; SYN. wrist band.
wristband; small strap worn around the wrist