chaplet

noun chap·let \ ˈchap-lət \

Definition of chaplet

1 : a wreath to be worn on the head
2 a : a string of beads
b : a part of a rosary comprising five decades
3 : a small molding carved with small decorative forms

chapleted

play \-lə-təd\ adjective

Examples of chaplet in a Sentence

  1. maidens wove a chaplet of flowers round the champion's head

Illustration of chaplet

illustration of chaplet

Origin and Etymology of chaplet

Middle English chapelet, from Anglo-French, diminutive of chapel hat, garland, from Medieval Latin cappellus head covering, from Late Latin cappa

chaplet Synonyms

Synonyms

coronal (also coronel), coronet, crown, diadem;

Related Words

tiara;

garland, laurel;


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