What does necklace mean?

necklace meaning in General Dictionary

precious jewelry comprising a cord or sequence (frequently bearing gems) worn concerning the throat as an ornament (especially by women)

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  • A string of beads etc or any continuous band or sequence worn round the throat as an ornament
  • a sequence of beads, etc., or any constant band or sequence, worn around the throat as an ornament.
  • A rope or sequence fitted across the masthead to keep holding obstructs for jibs and stays.

necklace meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s, from neck (n.) + lace (n.) within the feeling of "cord, string." Due to the fact name of a South African type of lynching, from 1985.


necklace meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A string of beads, etc., or any continuous band or string, used around the throat as an ornament.

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  • (letter.) A rope or chain fitted across the masthead to hold holding obstructs for jibs and remains.

Sentence Examples with the word necklace

She had little else in the way of possessions, aside from the necklace around Talia's neck.

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