Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of carcanet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A carcanet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Her dress corresponded with the magnificence of the banquet; a robe of cloth of Baudkins enriched, while it displayed, the beauties of her person; her wimple blazed with jewels, and a superb carkanet emitted its various rays from her bosom.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • The carkanet was a large broad necklace of precious stones of all colors, set in various shapes, and fastened by gold links into each other.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Hung he in carkanet slung from the Scythian rock-tor.

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • Her dress corresponded with the magnificence of the banquet, a robe of cloth of Baudkins enriched, while it displayed, the beauties of her person; her wimple blazed with jewels, and a superb carkanet emitted its various rays from her bosom.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Greatly did Abeniaf covet these treasures and this carkanet, and incontinently he thought in his heart that he might take them and none know thereof, which could no ways be done unless he slew King Yahia.

    Chronicle of the Cid

  • King had so rich and precious a thing as that carkanet.

    Chronicle of the Cid

  • III. i.4 (172,2) [carkanet] seems to have been a necklace or rather chain, perhaps hanging down double from the neck.

    Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

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