Associations to the word «Necklace»
NECKLACE, noun. An article of jewelry that is worn around the neck, most often made of a string of precious metal, pearls, gems, beads or shells, and sometimes having a pendant attached.
NECKLACE, noun. (figuratively) Anything resembling a necklace in shape.
NECKLACE, noun. (South Africa) A method of informal execution in which a rubber tyre is filled with petrol, placed around the victim's chest and arms, and set on fire.
NECKLACE, verb. (South Africa) To informally execute by setting on fire a petrol-filled rubber tyre which has been put around the bound victim's neck.
NECKLACE, noun. Jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women).
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