Definition of Labrets

1. Noun. (plural of labret) ¹



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Definition of Labrets

1. labret [n] - See also: labret

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Labrets

labours of love
laboursaving
labourshed
laboursheds
laboursome
labra
labrador
labradorite
labradorites
labradors
labral
labrale inferius
labrale superius
labret
labretifery
labrets (current term)
labrid
labrids
labrish
labrocyte
labroid
labroids
labrose
labrum
labrum acetabulare
labrum articulare
labrum glenoidale
labrums
labrus
labrusca

Literary usage of Labrets

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1. Alaska and Its Resources by William Healey Dall (1897)
"Dress, labrets of the different tribes. — Property, method of computation, and map-drawing. — Fire-drills.— Weapons of bone, flint, and ivory. ..."

2. Alaska by Edward Henry Harriman, Clinton Hart Merriam (1901)
"In this village we saw an old man wearing in his cheeks the ivory labrets which all the Eskimo used to wear. Better than any description that can be given ..."

3. Anthropological Studies by Anne Walbank Buckland (1891)
"... Architecture—Earth-mounds and Burial Customs—Monuments in Pacific Islands—Mr. Dall on Distribution of Masks and labrets—Shell Ornaments. ..."

4. Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition by John Murdoch (1892)
"labrets.—As has been stated by all travelers who have visited Point Barrow since the time of Elson, all the adult males wear the labrets or stud-shaped lip ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"In ancient Mexico labrets were worn, and very pretty little ones made of black ... Such labrets, although usually of obsidian, are sometimes of jade, ..."

6. The Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic Expedition of the American Museum by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1914)
"labrets. All the older men have labret holes, and most of them wear at least one. ... Many wear labrets used by their grandfathers, so it seems that a man's ..."

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