cufflink
cuff link or cuff·link (kŭfʹlĭngk') © School Division, Houghton Mifflin Company n.
A fastening for a shirt cuff, usually consisting of two buttons or buttonlike parts connected with a chain or shank that passes through two slits in the cuff.

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