anklets

Definitions

  • Ameer Ali wins the anklet
    Ameer Ali wins the anklet
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anklets a sock that reaches just above the ankle
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Usage

In literature:

Women wore loose robes, ear-rings, finger-rings, bracelets, armlets, anklets, gold necklaces.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
In this town were seen chased gold necklaces, and armlets reaching to the elbow, and anklets.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XIV., 1606-1609" by Various
Their diadems, ear-drops, bracelets and anklets remind one of the forms unearthed at Hissarlik and in Cyprus.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118" by Various
The lady we saw at En-Noor's wore a profusion of necklaces, armlets, and anklets of metal, wood, and horn.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
The Professor's whole frame quivered, he snatched the anklet from the girl's ankle and bent over it.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
She was laden with jewels, armlets, anklets and head ornaments; pearls and uncut sapphires and rubies.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
These bands and anklets are seen in many of the plates.
"The Mafulu" by Robert W. Williamson
Ear-rings, nose-rings, finger-rings, bracelets, anklets and necklaces were of gold and silver.
"Days of the Discoverers" by L. Lamprey
BRASS ANKLETS WORN BY THE WOMEN.
"The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao" by Fay-Cooper Cole
They have bracelets and anklets, and they are armed with clubs, wooden swords, and bows and arrows.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
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In poetry:

Light that jingles like anklet chains
On bevies of little lithe twinkling feet,
Or clingles in myriad vibrations
Like trillions of porcelain
Vases shattering…
"Broadway" by Lola Ridge
What do you make,O ye goldsmiths?
Wristlet and anklet and ring,
Bells for the feet of blue pigeons
Frail as a dragon-fly’s wing,
Girdles of gold for dancers,
Scabbards of gold for the king.
"In The Bazaars of Hyderabad" by Sarojini Naidu
Of princely playmates. Through the gates their feet,
With lac-dye rosy and neat, and anklets ringing,
In music trip along, echoing the song
Of wild swans, all men's hearts by subtle singing
To Kama's service bringing;
"Grisma; Or The Season Of Heat" by Edwin Arnold

In news:

Work-Appropriate Accessories: The Anklet Heel.
Mr Roy has shown him out to attach "jesses," long leather straps for the hawk 's ankles with a metal swivel to prevent the anklets from twisting.
CHALMETTE, LA (NBC33) — Two teens, including a 17-year-old who was wearing a home incarceration anklet from New Orleans because he was on probation was arrested for a vehicle burglary.
Parolee on the run after ditching GPS anklet.
Supervisors spent part of their Tuesday meeting discussing how to restore the fund, which paid for penniless defendants to wear Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor or SCRAM anklets.
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