chapelet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French. See chaplet.

Noun[edit]

chapelet (plural chapelets)

  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.
  2. A kind of chain pump, or dredging machine.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chapel (hat) + -et.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chapelet m (plural chapelets)

  1. (obsolete) wreath (of flowers)
  2. rosary, beads
  3. (figuratively) string, hatful (of objects, ideas etc.)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chapel +‎ -et

Noun[edit]

chapelet m (oblique plural chapelez or chapeletz, nominative singular chapelez or chapeletz, nominative plural chapelet)

  1. small hat