Definition of necklace

Definition of necklace
  1. necklace Noun An article of jewelry/jewellery 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.
  2. necklace Noun Anything resembling a necklace in shape.
  3. necklace Noun (South African) A method of informal execution in which a rubber tyre is filled with petrol, placed around the victim's neck, and set on fire.
  4. necklace Verb (South African) To informally execute by setting on fire a petrol-filled rubber tyre which has been put around the bound victim's neck.
  5. necklace Adjective (South African) Describing a method of murder.
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