What does necklace mean?

Definitions for necklace
ˈnɛk lɪsneck·lace

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. necklace(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. necklace(Noun)

    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.

  2. necklace(Noun)

    Anything resembling a necklace in shape.

    a necklace of coral islands

  3. necklace(Noun)

    (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.

  4. necklace(Verb)

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

  5. necklace(Adjective)

    (South African) Describing a method of murder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Necklace(noun)

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

  2. Necklace(noun)

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

Freebase

  1. Necklace

    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

  1. necklace

    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.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of necklace in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of necklace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of necklace in a Sentence

  1. Rita Rudner:

    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.

  2. Kelly Means:

    I feel the pain. My mother being robbed on a bus. My auntie being beat and robbed for her necklace.

  3. Serena Williams:

    I'm shaping my brows today, but not for you, just because I want to, do you like my necklace ... Do you like my braids?

  4. Emma Thompson:

    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.

  5. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The champions of liberty have the medal for any necklace.

Images & Illustrations of necklace

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