Definition of Chainlet

1. n. A small chain.



Definition of Chainlet

1. Noun. A small chain. ¹

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Definition of Chainlet

1. a small chain [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chainlet

chain wrench
chainage
chainages
chaincase
chaincases
chaine
chained
chaines
chainfall
chainfalls
chaingun
chainguns
chaining
chainings
chainless
chainlet (current term)
chainlets
chainlike
chainlink fence
chainmail
chainman
chainmen
chainplate
chainplates
chainring
chainrings
chains
chains of custody
chains of title
chainsaw

Literary usage of Chainlet

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1. The Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton by Logan Pearsall Smith, Henry Wotton (1907)
"... a good red chainlet - from hence might serve his turn . . . SIB, I cannot omit the advertising of his Majesty in this postscript, that after others, ..."

2. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"chainlet, little chain. "If you condemn a bow of ribbon for a lady, monsieur, you would necessarily disapprove of a thing like this for a gentleman," ..."

3. Testamenta Eboracensia: Or, Wills Registered at York Illustrative of the by James Raine, John William Clay (1884)
"... of chainlet ; to Sir John Gilliot x s. and three ... to myne awnt, Anne Hopton, al^ice of chainlet ; to Sir George ..."

4. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"[Having the appearance of chainlet 1 chainlet is the same as camlet, a well-known kind of stuff. ..."

5. Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of (1901)
"Itm. a single vestment of blew chainlet' garnished w' Ef)c ... rede chainlet w' a chales on the bake. Itm. a single vestment of wight ..."

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