Definitions

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

Etymologies

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key +‎ chain

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

  • 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.

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

    Archive 2008-10-01

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

    Robin in Plastic, Pixels, and Pastry

  • 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

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