locket

Part of speech: noun

A small case, suspended to a necklace or chain, often holding a portrait.

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Usage examples "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", Charles James Lever.
  2. It was a small, oval, gold locket which she had always worn in her bosom. - "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
  3. She was back in a moment holding in her hand another locket. - "The Shadow of the East", E. M. Hull.