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 for necklace
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  necklace \neck"lace\ (?; 48), n.
     1. A string of beads, etc., or any continuous band or chain,
        worn around the neck as an ornament.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Naut.) A rope or chain fitted around the masthead to hold
        hanging blocks for jibs and stays.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems)
           worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "necklace":
     anklet, armlet, band, bangle, beads, belt, bijou, bracelet,
     breastpin, brooch, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, cincture,
     cingulum, circle, collar, collarband, coronet, crown, diadem,
     earring, ecliptic, equator, fascia, fillet, finger ring, fob, gem,
     girdle, girt, girth, great circle, hoop, jewel, locket, neckband,
     nose ring, pin, precious stone, quoit, rhinestone, ring, stickpin,
     stone, tiara, torque, wampum, wristband, wristlet, zodiac, zone

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