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ˈlɒk ɪtlock·et

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. locketnoun

    a small ornamental case; usually contains a picture or a lock of hair and is worn on a necklace

Wiktionary

  1. locketnoun

    A pendant that opens to reveal a space used for storing a photograph or other small item.

  2. locketnoun

    The upper metallic cap of a sword's scabbard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locketnoun

    a small lock; a catch or spring to fasten a necklace or other ornament

    Etymology: [F. loquet latch, dim. of OF. loc latch, lock; of German origin. See Lock a fastening.]

  2. Locketnoun

    a little case for holding a miniature or lock of hair, usually suspended from a necklace or watch chain

    Etymology: [F. loquet latch, dim. of OF. loc latch, lock; of German origin. See Lock a fastening.]

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  1. Locket

    A locket is a pendant that opens to reveal a space used for storing a photograph or other small item such as a curl of hair. Lockets are usually given to loved ones on holidays such as Valentine's Day and occasions such as Christenings, weddings and, most noticeably during the Victorian Age, funerals. Lockets are generally worn on chains around the neck and often hold a photo of the person who gave the locket, or they could form part of a charm bracelet. They come in many shapes such as ovals, hearts and circles and are usually made of precious metals such as gold and silver befitting their status as decorative jewellery. Lockets usually hold only one or two photographs, but some specially made lockets can hold up to eight. Some lockets have been fashioned as 'spinner' lockets, where the bail that attaches to the necklace chain is attached but not fixed to the locket itself which is free to spin. This was a common style in the Victorian Age. Keepsake lockets can also be made with a glass pane at the front so that what is inside can be seen without opening the locket. Such lockets are generally used for items like locks of hair which could fall out and become lost if the locket were repeatedly opened, whereas photograph lockets are generally enclosed on all sides and the photographs are secured by pieces of clear plastic.

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  1. Locket

    LOCKET is a Manhattan-based mobile advertising startup that develops a mobile app that delivers relevant ads and coupons to your smartphone lock screen and pays you for simply unlocking your phone.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. locket

    The chape of a sword-scabbard.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. locket

    The chape of a sword-scabbard.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locket in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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