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synonyms for carcanet

  • choker
  • jewelry
  • pendant
  • strand
  • beads
  • lavalliere
  • locket
  • pearls
  • string
  • riviere
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How to use carcanet in a sentence

Over his clustering hair he wore a carcanet of diamonds, surmounted by the precious plumage of the bird of Paradise.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 63, NO. 392, JUNE, 1848VARIOUS
Carcanet, the diminutive of carcan, a chain;—it means a necklace.
THE EVE OF ALL-HALLOWS, VOL. 3 (OF 3)MATTHEW WELD HARTSTONGE
And sodaynly caught hir by the hayre of the head, and in steade of a Carcanet placed a roape about her necke.
THE PALACE OF PLEASUREWILLIAM PAINTER
Nowadays they have restored the carcanet and kept the rivière as well, both terms being in common use.
STORIES ABOUT FAMOUS PRECIOUS STONESMRS GODDARD ORPEN
Each one wore an iron carcanet, and the crowd was never weary of coming to gaze at them.
SALAMMBOGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
On her dress was no ornament whatever, neither was there a ring on her hand, or a necklace or carcanet about her neck.
THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLINGEORGE MACDONALD
The editor was here obliged to omit a score of pages, in which the only thing worth preserving was a carcanet of sulphur springs.
MR. JACOBSARLO BATES
You have £2000 worth of jewels over what is in the paper; but the carcanet shall be forthcoming.
STATE TRIALS, POLITICAL AND SOCIALVARIOUS
Col. Turner afterwards restored the carcanet, the only jewel which he had not restored before.
STATE TRIALS, POLITICAL AND SOCIALVARIOUS
But he must indeed have been in a hurry when, as would here seem, he confounded 'casket' and 'carcanet'.
MINOR POETS OF THE CAROLINE PERIOD, VOL IIIJOHN CLEVELAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CARCANET

  • beads
  • carcanet
  • choker
  • jewelry
  • lavalliere
  • locket
  • pearls
  • pendant
  • riviere
  • strand
  • string
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.