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Necklet vs. Necklace

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Neckletnoun

A necklace

Necklacenoun

An article of jewelry that is worn around the neck, most often made of a string of precious metal, pearls, gems, beads or shells, and sometimes having a pendant attached.

Neckletnoun

A type of ornament worn tightly about the neck.

Necklacenoun

(figuratively) Anything resembling a necklace in shape.

‘a necklace of coral islands’;

Neckletnoun

A necklace.

Necklacenoun

(South Africa) A method of informal execution in which a rubber tyre is filled with petrol, placed around the victim's chest and arms, and set on fire.

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Neckletnoun

decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament

Necklaceverb

(South Africa) To informally execute by setting on fire a petrol-filled rubber tyre which has been put around the bound victim's neck.

Neckletnoun

a fairly close-fitting and typically rigid ornament worn around the neck.

Necklacenoun

A string of beads, etc., or any continuous band or chain, worn around the neck as an ornament.

Necklet

A necklet is a type of decoration which is designed to be worn and displayed around a person's neck, rather than hung (draped) from the chest as is the standard practice for displaying most decorations. In the Middle Ages most order's insignias were worn on a collar – see livery collar.

Necklacenoun

A rope or chain fitted around the masthead to hold hanging blocks for jibs and stays.

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Necklacenoun

jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

Necklacenoun

an ornamental chain or string of beads, jewels, or links worn round the neck

‘the harbour with its necklace of lights’; ‘a diamond necklace’;

Necklacenoun

(in South Africa) a tyre doused or filled with petrol, placed round a victim's neck and set alight.

Necklaceverb

(in South Africa) kill (someone) with a tyre necklace.

Necklace

A necklace is an article of jewellery that is worn around the neck. Necklaces may have been one of the earliest types of adornment worn by humans.

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