What does the word chain mean?

Usage examples for chain

  1. You shall make a pretty chain of them to put around your neck. – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  2. And this- this is his watch- watch and chain. – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable
  3. He could no more have taken the girl's watch and chain than he would have killed her. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman