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Carʹcanet

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A small chain of jewels for the neck. (French, carcan, an iron collar.)

“Like captain jewels in a carcanet.”


Shakespeare: Sonnets.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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