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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Chapelet  \Chap"e*let\,  n.  [F.  See  {Chaplet}.] 
  1.  A  pair  of  straps,  with  stirrups,  joined  at  the  top  and 
  fastened  to  the  pommel  or  the  frame  of  the  saddle,  after 
  they  have  been  adjusted  to  the  convenience  of  the  rider. 
  [Written  also  {chaplet}.] 
  2.  A  kind  of  chain  pump,  or  dredging  machine.