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  5  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaplet  \Chap"let\,  n. 
  A  small  chapel  or  shrine. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaplet  \Chap"let\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chapleted}.] 
  To  adorn  with  a  chaplet  or  with  flowers.  --R.  Browning. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaplet  \Chap"let\,  n.  [F.  chapelet,  dim.  of  OF  chapel  hat, 
  garland,  dim.  fr  LL  cappa.  See  {Cap},  and  cf  {Chapelet}, 
  {Chapeau}.] 
  1.  A  garland  or  wreath  to  be  worn  on  the  head. 
 
  2.  A  string  of  beads,  or  part  of  a  string,  used  by  Roman 
  Catholic  in  praying;  a  third  of  a  rosary,  or  fifty  beads. 
 
  Her  chaplet  of  beads  and  her  missal.  --Longfellow. 
 
  3.  (Arch.)  A  small  molding,  carved  into  beads,  pearls, 
  olives,  etc 
 
  4.  (Man.)  A  chapelet.  See  {Chapelet},  1. 
 
  5.  (Founding)  A  bent  piece  of  sheet  iron,  or  a  pin  with  thin 
  plates  on  its  ends  for  holding  a  core  in  place  in  the 
  mold. 
 
  6.  A  tuft  of  feathers  on  a  peacock's  head.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chaplet 
  n  :  a  circular  band  of  foliage  or  flowers  for  ornamental 
  purposes  [syn:  {wreath},  {garland},  {coronal},  {lei}] 




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