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locket

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noun lock·et \ˈlä-kət\

Simple Definition of locket

  • : a small case that is usually worn on a chain around a person's neck

Full Definition of locket

  1. :  a small case usually of precious metal that has space for a memento and that is worn typically suspended from a chain or necklace

Examples of locket

  1. She kept her husband's picture in her locket.



Origin of locket

Middle French loquet latch, from Middle Dutch loke; akin to Old English loc


First Known Use: 1679


LOCKET Defined for Kids

locket

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noun lock·et \ˈlä-kət\

Definition of locket

  1. :  a small ornamental case usually worn on a chain




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