coral necklace

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coral necklace glabrous annual with slender taproot and clusters of white flowers; western Europe especially western Mediterranean and Atlantic coastal areas
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Usage

In literature:

She put his coral necklace on her own child's neck.
"The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I left my coral necklace there.
"The Golden Road" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
They crowded round the children, touching their clothes, their shoes, the buttons on the boys' jackets, and the coral of the girls' necklaces.
"The Story of the Amulet" by E. Nesbit
Then almost every girl had a coral necklace, or was allowed to wear grandmother's gold beads.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
They were richly dressed in Navajo blankets, coral necklaces, etc., and they remained perfectly quiet.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
The one with a coral necklace was mournful and sulky, the other lively and talkative.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Among the jewellery in this collection we find several valuable necklaces in gold, coral, and precious stones.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 455" by Various
One day, as they were playing there, her coral necklace came unclasped and fell into the hay.
"Cricket at the Seashore" by Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
Upon a bed of wet cotton lay a large brooch, made wholly of clustered diamonds, and a coral necklace, somewhat injured by the fire.
"At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern" by Myrtle Reed
Katie, you broke your coral necklace this morning?
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
On the afternoon of June 26th, the native women brought us gifts of tapa, necklaces, corals, etc.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
We showed them necklaces of blue glass beads, small mirrors, and green imitation corals.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
A little yellow hen lives there who once had a coral necklace.
"Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse" by David Cory
Her graceful neck, of dazzling whiteness, was encircled by a small necklace of grains of coral.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 1 of 6" by Eugène Sue
The coral necklace which your lordship may perhaps recognise as an heirloom.
"The Pagan's Cup" by Fergus Hume
You shall wear the coral necklace.
"Nan Sherwood at Lakeview Hall" by Annie Roe Carr
I have armlets embroidered with silk and coral necklaces; I will give you a girdle set with pearls.
"The Mantle and Other Stories" by Nicholas Gogol
She was attired in a cheap, black evening dress, cut very low, and about her plump throat was a coral necklace.
"A Son of the Sahara" by Louise Gerard
See that quaint old coral necklace.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
It was her own little coral necklace!
"Wild Honey" by Cynthia Stockley
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In poetry:

And what presents will be bring me -
Necklace of pearls and coral flower?
Tell me, will he be fair or dark-haired?
Still unmarried or a widower?
"The Old Acacia Tree" by Hayyim Nahman Bialik
Thy coral necklace?--ear-rings too?
Nay--nay--not them--no darker hue
Than thy white bosom be to-night
On that fair neck the bar of light,
Or hide the veins that faintly glow
And wander in its living snow.
"On Seeing Through A Distant Window A Belle Completing Her Toilet For A Ball" by Nathaniel Parker Willis