wrist band

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wrist band a band or bracelet worn around the wrist
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Usage

In literature:

She gently and firmly laid her band on his wrist.
"Sons and Lovers" by David Herbert Lawrence
He merely supplemented her wrist bands by one about the ankles.
"Arizona Nights" by Stewart Edward White
Beatrice, looking down at him, observed that his forearm, between his glove and wrist-band, was as white and smooth as her own.
"Her Prairie Knight" by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
His injured hand was throbbing from the poison in his system and the steel band on his swollen wrist.
"The Trail of the White Mule" by B. M. Bower
These consist of broad flat bands, which fitted closely to the wrist, and were fastened round it by means of a clasp.
"History of Phoenicia" by George Rawlinson
Lester paused in his efforts to wrench the iron bands asunder which bound his wrists, wondering what that ominous silence meant.
"Mischievous Maid Faynie" by Laura Jean Libbey
Ira was holding his book in the correct position now, so I saw a length of bare arms embraced at the wrists by brilliant bands of red.
"The Soldier of the Valley" by Nelson Lloyd
I'm sure I should have burst those steel bands that bound my wrists if it had been necessary.
"The Last Spike" by Cy Warman
Also other bands of fire were clasped about my arms and wrists.
"Dead Man's Rock" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The wrist is surrounded by a colored scalloped band, as a bracelet.
"Illustrated Catalogue Of The Collections Obtained From The Indians Of New Mexico And Arizona In 1879" by James Stevenson
The whip was attached to the wrist by a broad band, which passed through a hole near the end of the handle.
"Omaha Dwellings, Furniture and Implements" by James Owen Dorsey,
She looked at a wrist-watch in a leather band while she tapped her sensibly clad foot.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
From the elbow to the wrist-band illustrates the lower part of the rectum, when covered on the outside with an areolar coat.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
Archie never had to complain of a missing button or a frayed wrist-band.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
Come, let me see if these wrist-bands are large enough.
"Treasure Valley" by Marian Keith
He smiled, fastening bands in his cuffs that folded them tightly on his wrists, zipping up his suitcoat and slipping on gloves.
"The Man Who Staked the Stars" by Charles Dye
Beside him we set the cavalier, lace at his band edge, wrist and wide boot tops.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
For wrist-strains a leather band may be recommended.
"Rowing" by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
Around the head, they wore a wreath of juniper and bands of sagegrass around the neck, wrists, and ankles.
"The Sun Dance of the Blackfoot Indians" by Clark Wissler
He had an iron band round his waist and round each wrist, and these bands were connected by chains.
"Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume I (of 2)" by Harriet Martineau
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In news:

These really tailor-made silicone wristbands are plastic wrist bands created from 100Per cent silicon.
Talked to 5 people that are close enough to know about McNabb refusing to wear a play-calling wrist band .
When you see the red wrist band say thanks for saving lives.
Red is the color of the precious gift of blood, and the American Red Cross Blood Services, Northern California Region, will begin giving out red wrist band s to blood donors in January.
Wrist bands, T-shirts and window decals advertise the I Am Someone/Be Someone campaign to end bullying .
The duelette hair band is both stylish and practical for the girl who hates toting an elastic hair band around her wrist with her other bracelets.
The beats of techno pumped through Flatirons CrossFit in Boulder as Rosanne Smario-Allen wrapped dark purple bands around both wrists.
Nor was I thrilled about wearing a band on my wrist round-the-clock for a week straight.
She was in the arms of a flight attendant who was reading our name off a clear plastic band on her tiny wrist.
Madison Sears and family have won the VIP Family Four-pack of all day wrist bands to Nickelodeon Universe in Mall of America.
Purchase a glass, map, wrist band & raffle ticket at The.
Try handing out Xylobands, wrist band that have LED lights that you can control remotely.
Each wrist band can be turned on and off and made to blink on cue.
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