wrist|band [ˈrıstbænd] n
1.) a band that some tennis players wear around their wrists
2.) a band with your name on it that you wear around your wrist, for example in a hospital

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • wristband — noun Date: 1571 1. the part of a sleeve covering the wrist 2. a band encircling the wrist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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