What does the word locket mean?

Usage examples for locket

  1. There was a diamond cross, too, at back of which was a locket, with a braid of very beautiful fair hair. – That Boy Of Norcott's by Charles James Lever
  2. It was a small, oval, gold locket which she had always worn in her bosom. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  3. She was back in a moment holding in her hand another locket. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull