Antonyms for locket

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He put the locket again in its place, and took a letter from his breast-pocket.

Attached to the watch there was a locket of chased yellow gold.

I had no idea that it was you from whom the locket had been stolen.

This she laid aside with the locket, closed and locked the drawer.

I saw him produce the locket and chain at last, and offer them to her.

It seemed a locket, which he wore by a ribbon round his neck.

She has a locket as big as a ring, and she cannot have received it from anyone but you.

She had opened her locket, in which were a number of small, dark-purple crystals.

Her other hand drew out a locket that was suspended in her bosom.

"It would have killed me but for a locket and picture in my pocket," returned Frank.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "iron cross-bar of a window," from Old French loquet "door-handle, bolt, latch," diminutive of loc "lock, latch," from Frankish or some other Germanic source (cf. Old Norse lok "fastening, lock;" see lock (n.1)). Meaning "ornamental case with hinged cover" (containing a lock of hair, miniature portrait, etc.) first recorded 1670s.

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