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circlet

[ sur-klit ]SEE DEFINITION OF circlet

Synonyms for circlet

  • band
  • bangle
  • bracelet
  • headband
  • hoop
  • wreath
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CIRCLET

But I have a circlet of diamonds which can enclose all living creatures.

The circlet was beautiful in itself, and astonishingly heavy.

She pulled the circlet from her finger and almost flung it at him.

She wears a close head-dress, with a circlet of gems over it.

On this ring, inside the circlet, were engraven my name and rank!

This circlet is lacking in aphids that are rarely or never visited by ants.

"How lovely" cried Helen glancing at the circlet of gold on her wrist.

And when she had pulled off the circlet of gold, she held it up alluringly.

A circlet with a central pit takes the place of the cross and sun.

She pushed the circlet back, and Mallory's hopes sank at the gesture.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French cerclet, diminutive of cercle (see circle (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CIRCLET

bracelet

nounwrist jewelry
  • arm band
  • armlet
  • bangle
  • circlet
  • manacle
  • ornament
  • trinket
  • wristlet
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