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Meaning of NECKLACE

Pronunciation:  'neklis

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

NECKLACE is a 8 letter word that starts with N.


 See Also: chain, choker, collar, dog collar, jewellery, jewelry, neckband, pendant, strand, string



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Neck"lace\ (?; 48), n.
1. A string of beads, etc., or any continuous band or chain,
   worn around the neck as an ornament.

2. (Naut.) A rope or chain fitted around the masthead to hold
   hanging blocks for jibs and stays.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or wearing a necklace in your dream, represents unsatisfied desires. It also highlights your intellect and your desire to have more influence and power over others. Seeing a broken necklace in your dream indicates that your rational thinking is in accordance with your emotional thinking. You need to act on your gut instinct about some situation or relationship. Dreaming that you lost a necklace means sadness and grief.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: anklet, armlet, band, bangle, beads, belt, bijou, bracelet, breastpin, brooch, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, cincture, cingulum, circle, collar, collarband, coronet, crown, diadem, earring, ecliptic, equator, fascia, fillet, finger ring, fob, gem, girdle, girt, girth, great circle, hoop, jewel, locket, neckband, nose ring, pin, precious stone, quoit, rhinestone, ring, stickpin, stone, tiara, torque, wampum, wristband, wristlet, zodiac, zone