Part of speech: noun

An ornament worn round the neck.

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Usage examples "necklace":

  1. She wore the famous Regent diamond, which belongs to the French Crown, in her corsage, and a superb diamond tiara and necklace. - "In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875.", L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone.
  2. You gave me the pearl necklace I wished for, and you kissed me. - "Captain Fracasse", Theophile Gautier.
  3. For a long time I hesitated between a bead necklace and a pair of pyjamas. - "If I May", A. A. Milne.