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Definition of CHAPLET

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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}.] [1913 Webster]

     2. A kind of chain pump, or dredging machine.
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Chaplet \Chap"let\, n.
     A small chapel or shrine.
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Chaplet \Chap"let\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chapleted}.] To adorn with a chaplet or with flowers. --R. Browning. [1913 Webster]

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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. [1913 Webster]

     2. A string of beads, or part of a string, used by Roman Catholic in praying; a third of a rosary, or fifty beads. [1913 Webster]

              Her chaplet of beads and her missal.  --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

     3. (Arch.) A small molding, carved into beads, pearls, olives, etc. [1913 Webster]

     4. (Man.) A chapelet. See {Chapelet}, 1.
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     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. [1913 Webster]

     6. A tuft of feathers on a peacock's head. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]
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