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- n. A necklace
- n. A type of ornament worn tightly about the neck.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A necklace.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A simple form of necklace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament
Neason looked surprised and came to regard the necklet and the picture.
Angus looked from the necklet to the picture a few more times, then picked up a paper presented by Michael Hurst at the same meeting not six months ago.
Ignoring the spill of weak sunshine from the garden, Angus examined his latest paper for the Royal Society, holding an ancient gold necklet beside it.
Angus replaced the necklet into the drawer of his desk, settling it into a velvet tray that held an assortment of other artifacts.
Removing the earbobs from her ears and handing them over to be stowed away with the necklet in the jewelry chest in the corner, Beth stifled a sigh.
In one of these dungeons, there is a fragment of an iron necklet riveted to the wall; in another, there can be seen a square box made of four slabs of granite, too short for a person to lie down in, too low for him to stand upright in.
You want rings on your fingers, you will have an iron necklet on your neck.
Great God! instead of that, the convict gang, the iron necklet, the red waistcoat, the chain on his ankle, fatigue, the cell, the camp bed all those horrors which he knew so well!
And what would be the taste of all these holy things when bound up with this hideous thing? while, if he accomplished his sacrifice, a celestial idea would be mingled with the galleys, the post, the iron necklet, the green cap, unceasing toil, and pitiless shame.
The necklet was priced as worth two thousand dinars, but the broker returned to me and said,