Definitions

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  • n. A chain or ring to which a key may be attached
  • n. An ornamental piece holding such a chain or ring.

Etymologies

key +‎ chain (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • While tons of items fit into this category, one that caught my eye is the Piranha from PocketToolX, which specializes in what I call keychain multitools.

    The Gadgeteer

  • The advantage to this type of keychain is that it is very easy to quickly add and remove items from the ring

    Fit Odd-Sized Objects On Your Keyring Or Carabiner | Lifehacker Australia

  • The part that really made me laugh was the fact that they called a keychain made out of a spent .50 shell casing that had been drilled and rendered useless "ammunition."

    Writers Plot

  • As we leave, we are given the keychain with the pictures on them - the keychain is not a flash drive, and I don’t want to have a 1 inch pic to remember the evening.

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 5893

  • I put my 1password keychain in dropbox which not only adds an extra layer of security but means I can access my passwords wherever.

    inkblurt · Favorites are FAIL for web security

  • And there are ancillary products like this Lego Robin keychain.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • On my keychain were a little pair of silver balls, miniatures of my gig pub-chain balls, that my sister Sally had given me for my twenty-first birthday, a month before.

    ɘloЯ

  • The keychain, which is so popular right now, it's only available on backorder on the Web site, selling at $4.50 -- the store one the many ways that Obama is using the Web site to bring in these small dollar amounts -- Wolf.

    CNN Transcript Jul 17, 2007

  • Apple products use a password management system called keychain which can be accessed directly in the device's file system following a jailbreak, with no passcode required.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • News of a successful attack that almost instantly gives full access to an iPhone's password keychain made its way around the Web on Thursday after Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology revealed the exploit to

    Ars Technica

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