jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
An article of jewelry/jewellery 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.
Anything resembling a necklace in shape.
a necklace of coral islands
(South African) A method of informal execution in which a rubber tyre is filled with petrol, placed around the victim's neck, and set on fire.
(South African) To informally execute by setting on fire a petrol-filled rubber tyre which has been put around the bound victim's neck.
(South African) Describing a method of murder.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
An ornamental string of beads or precious stones, worn by women on their neck.
Etymology: neck and lace.
Ladies, as well then as now, wore estates in their ears. Both men and women wore torques, chains, or necklaces of silver and gold set with precious stones. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.
Or lose her heart, or necklace, at a ball. Alexander Pope.
a string of beads, etc., or any continuous band or chain, worn around the neck as an ornament
a rope or chain fitted around the masthead to hold hanging blocks for jibs and stays
A necklace is an article of jewellery which is worn around the neck. Necklaces are frequently formed from a metal jewellery chain. Others are woven or manufactured from cloth using string or twine. Common features of necklaces include features such as colorful stones, wood, art glass, feathers, shells, beads or corals - a wide, wide variety of other adornments have also been used. If a necklace includes a primary hanging feature, it is called a pendant; if the pendant is itself a small container, that is called a locket.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A ring of wads placed round a gun, as sometimes practised, for readiness and stowage. Also, a strop round a lower mast carrying leading-blocks. Also, the chain necklace, to which the futtock-shrouds are secured in some vessels.
The numerical value of necklace in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of necklace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head.
I feel the pain. My mother being robbed on a bus. My auntie being beat and robbed for her necklace.
Not only had the two teeth been drilled with a conically shaped microdrill similar to those used for creating the vast amounts of beads from animal bone and stone that we have found at the site, but they also showed signs of wear corresponding to extensive use as ornaments in a necklace or bracelet.
At the same time, a little part of me wants to tuck my necklace into my shirt in case the wrong person sees it. It's a very hard time to be a Jew in the United States right now and to see so many ignore the hatred we are seeing is incredibly painful – though nothing we're not accustomed to.
That scene where my character is standing by the bed crying is so well-known because it’s something everyone’s been through, i had my heart very badly broken by Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh [ Branagh ]. So, I knew what it was like to find the necklace that was n’t meant for me.
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- halssnoermoord, halssnoerAfrikaans
- колие, гердан, огърлицаBulgarian
- collaret, collarCatalan, Valencian
- lepoko, idunekoBasque
- گردن بندPersian
- kaulanauha, helminauha, kaulakoruFinnish
- collier, supplice du pneuFrench
- bráisléad brád, muinceIrish
- girocollo, collanaItalian
- ネックレス, 首飾りJapanese
- ყელსაბამი, მანიაკიGeorgian
- хүзүүний зүүлтMongolian
- kalung, rantaiMalay
- kullana, ġiżiranaMaltese
- halsketting, executie bij brandende rubberband, halssnoer-achtig, halssnoer, kettingDutch
- halskjedeNorwegian Nynorsk
- yooʼNavajo, Navaho
- ਹਾਰPanjabi, Punjabi
- colan, colier, salbăRomanian
- колье, ожерелье, монистоRussian
- đerdan, ђердан, ogrlica, огрлицаSerbo-Croatian
- verížica, ogŕlicaSlovene
- halsband, pärlbandSwedish
- gerdanlık, kolyeTurkish
- намисто, нашийник, монистоUkrainian
- chuỗi hạtVietnamese
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