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  • n. Plural form of necklet.


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  • There are lengths of silks and brocades, spools and spools of silver and gold thread, and boxes of jeweled pomanders and necklets, bracelets and rings.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • On a shady dealer in metals: “…..a loud British wideboy, all twisty electrum necklets and narrow, pointed shoes …..”

    The Silver Pigs, by Lindsey Davis. Book review

  • The chains, those pendant arms, and the necklets, those open hands, caught the unhappy wretches by the throat.

    Les Miserables

  • I recognized them by the red ochre in their hair and their copper-wire necklets.

    Prester John

  • There were men from the north with heavy brass collars and anklets; men with quills in their ears, and earrings and nose-rings; shaven heads, and heads with wonderfully twisted hair; bodies naked or all but naked, and bodies adorned with skins and necklets.

    Prester John

  • Laodike was always festooned with gold, her wrists and throat sporting an assortment of bracelets, bangles, and necklets, her corn-colored hair intertwined with gold wire, her gowns weighed down with brooches.

    Lord of the Silver Bow

  • The wampum necklets, he said, were to allow the conspirators to identify each other should they meet at some point-but he had never seen anybody else wearing one.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Indians wore necklets, like nearly all the Guayana savages; but one, I observed, possessed a necklet unlike that of the others, which greatly aroused my curiosity.

    Green Mansions

  • I searched through the whole range, which was about seven leagues long, and visited the villages, where I talked much with the Indians, interrogating them, and they had no necklets of gold, nor gold in any form; nor had they ever heard of its presence in Parahuari or in any other place known to them.

    Green Mansions

  • It is a plant of wide range, for the bluish-grey seeds are said to be used in Arabia for necklets.

    Tropic Days


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