What does necklet mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neckletnoun

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


  1. neckletnoun

    A necklace

  2. neckletnoun

    A type of ornament worn tightly about the neck.

  3. Etymology: The words neck and suffix -let.


  1. 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. Later, in the 16th century the insignia of the French Order of the Holy Spirit were worn on a ribbon. When, in the late 17th century, orders were divided into several classes, the cross on a ribbon around the neck became the privilege of a commander. A decoration in that rank is usually awarded to high-ranking officials like brigadiers, consuls and secretaries of State. A female usually wears her commander's cross on a bow on the shoulder of her dress. In chivalric orders like the Order of Malta or the Teutonic Order the insignia of the knights is worn hanging from a ribbon around the neck. The same is true of the Order of the Golden Fleece.In the 19th century it was not unusual to wear a Grand Cross, normally hanging from a ribbon over the shoulder to the hip as on a necklet when this was considered more convenient or when another Grand Cross was worn.


  1. necklet

    A necklet is a piece of jewelry, similar to a necklace, designed to be worn around the neck. It is typically shorter than a necklace and may be made from a variety of materials such as gold, silver, diamonds, pearls, beads, and others. Necklets can also be adorned with pendants or other decorations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. neckletnoun

    a necklace

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of necklet in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of necklet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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