necklet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n necklet decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n necklet A necklace.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n necklet A simple form of necklace.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Necklet a simple form of necklace
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hnecca; Ger. nacken.

Usage

In literature:

These would they get to make garlands and necklets to wear at the great dance, in which they were all to take part.
"The Ebbing Of The Tide" by Louis Becke
Therefore, she must have stolen the necklet; she would have secured that, if nothing else.
"The Great White Queen" by William Le Queux
Then in that cairn they placed necklets and rings and gems Which from the dragon's hoard brave men had taken.
"Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race" by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
The marvel and the mystery lay in hat, necklet, and shoes.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
Soon an official bore down on him, wearing a massive silver necklet which fell gracefully over his chest.
"A Great Man" by Arnold Bennett
I made a desperate attempt to save her, but only caught the end of a fur necklet, and it tore like a spider's web.
"A Mysterious Disappearance" by Gordon Holmes
A necklet of human teeth, another of small antelope horns, yet another of rats' skulls.
"The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies" by Frank Worthington
Necklet of coral and ivory beads worn as a vow to the goddess Huligamma.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
She then walked up to Rolobani and seized the necklet of charms which he wore, after the manner of most natives.
"The White Hecatomb" by William Charles Scully
A cheap necklet of coral completed her toilet.
"Between Sun and Sand" by William Charles Scully
The necklet is in mother's dressing-case.
"Salome" by Emma Marshall
His white necklet proclaimed that he was the Collared Buck.
"Lives of the Fur Folk" by M. D. Haviland
It might be a bracelet, a necklet of gold, or the last new novel; but never a ring.
"Annie o' the Banks o' Dee" by Gordon Stables
All the poets of Italy came with poems, and Nino brought a necklet of pearls.
"The Devourers" by Annie Vivanti Chartres
It was impossible to get her away from the jewellers'; the diamond tiaras and necklets riveted her.
"Mollie's Prince" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
He tumbled on to the bed rings, bracelets, brooches, necklets; out of vests, shirts, socks, and drawers.
"The Datchet Diamonds" by Richard Marsh
The clasp snapped, and the necklet was a moment later in his pocket.
"The Temptress" by William Le Queux
I took up the familiar necklet and held it in the hollow of my hand.
"The Sign of the Stranger" by William Le Queux
Her necklet had been stolen, and she was naturally in tears.
"The Voice from the Void" by William Le Queux
The only thing I've seen is the old woman's necklet, and that she keeps in her room, I fancy.
"The Lady in the Car" by William Le Queux
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