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Synonyms for armlet

a band worn around the arm for decoration


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As Busuli talked he fingered a heavy gold armlet that encircled the glossy hide of his left arm.
Their spears were tipped with it, as were their arrows, and they cooked in vessels made all of solid metal like my armlet.
Stretching my hand toward him, I advanced and took the armlet from his open palm, clasping it about my arm above the elbow; smiled at him and stood waiting.
He bowed the stranger to a seat, and hastened to an inner room with the armlet in his hand.
A bare arm, protruding from the coverings, lay exposed against a black and yellow striped orluk skin--an arm of wondrous beauty about which was clasped an armlet that Gahan knew.
There was a single armlet between her right shoulder and elbow, and a series of them covered her left forearm from elbow to wrist.
Other items include silver pendants, armlets, stone images, metal horns, dramatic masks of various shapes and sizes, a large collection of life-size Shiva heads or Mukjalingams from Karnataka, originally used as phallic covers, Bhuta images from South Karnataka and an imposing collection of Durga Mahishasura mardinis.
surcoats and armlets some fr fabrics various colours
In Aboriginal ceremonies, synchronized rhythmic dancing is often juxtaposed with a fast movement where thighs and ceremonial leaves are shaken and feathered headdresses and armlets quiver (Fig.
Armlets and amulets containing a special type of traditional folk materials like medicinal herbs were also prescribed by priests or Ojhas as therapeutic and prophylactic measure.
The author weaves translations from salient passages in dharani sutras and ritual manuals together with descriptions of cultic artifacts found in funerary contexts to discuss the wearing of dharani amulets, incantation cords and armlets, amulet sheets, manuscripts, and their relationship with various types of altars to present a dynamic image of a host of ritual and devotional practices associated with the Incantation of Wish Fulfillment.
He owned racehorses for more than 30 years, but his colours of light blue with black sash and armlets were synonymous with West tip.
He was a president of the Football League and vice-president of the FA, and on the weekend of his death all league and cup matches observed a period of silence and every player wore "black armlets.
A special mention ought to be made for the spiral rings and armlets that added to the strength of the theme.
A recent book reviewed in these columns on the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs drew attention to the royal regalia, the golden chariots, gold sun discs and collars, the precious armlets and inlaid headdresses, all of which showed to the illiterate masses that this was the pharaoh, to whom all else on earth must bend the knee.