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  • n. Plural form of chaplet.

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Examples

  • I would sometimes find lipsticks in handbags, sometimes condoms, love letters, a few coins, chaplets, and photographs.

    A Simple Case

  • Anyway, in other news, I have a friend here who makes rosaries and chaplets, and I wanted to show off the nice St. Philomena chaplet she recently made for me.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Later, Anglo-Saxon brides wore the wheat made into chaplets, and gradually the belief developed that a young girl who ate of the grains of wheat which became scattered on the ground, would dream of her future husband.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • Tears alone are left me; in my house sad memories of my son are stored; mournful tresses shorn from his head, chaplets that he wore, libations for the dead departed, and songs, but not such as golden-haired Apollo welcometh; and when I wake to weep, my tears will ever drench the folds of my robe upon my bosom.

    The Suppliants

  • Cast from your heads these chaplets of death, look up to the light, for instead of the nether gloom your eyes behold the welcome sun.

    Heracles

  • I see my children before the house in the garb of death, with chaplets on their heads, my wife amid a throng of men, and my father weeping o'er some mischance.

    Heracles

  • Long shepherd crooks with flowery chaplets crown'd,

    Progress of Society

  • Then lo and behold! the ceiling panels parted and an enormous hoop, which appeared to have been knocked off a huge cask, was lowered from the dome above; its perimeter was hung with golden chaplets and jars of alabaster filled with perfume.

    Satyricon

  • White hands removed the chaplets, 67 as these twain kissed each other; through deference this was done.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • The two rival sects at first receive them with equal reverence; have them dried in the sun, and encase them in little chaplets which they kiss devoutly; but no sooner have the dalai-lama and his council pronounced in the name of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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