Chaplet

Definition of Chaplet

Chap´let
n.1.A garland or wreath to be worn on the head.
2.A string of beads, or part of a string, used by Roman Catholic in praying; a third of a rosary, or fifty beads.
Her chaplet of beads and her missal.
- Longfellow.
3.(Arch.) A small molding, carved into beads, pearls, olives, etc.
4.(Man.) A chapelet. See Chapelet, 1.
5.(Founding) A bent piece of sheet iron, or a pin with thin plates on its ends, for holding a core in place in the mold.
6.A tuft of feathers on a peacock's head.
1.A small chapel or shrine.
v. t.1.To adorn with a chaplet or with flowers.
[imp. & p. p. Chapleted.]

Related Words

bay wreath, coronal, crown, flower arrangement, garland, laurel wreath, laurels, lei, wreath
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