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Origin of carcanet
Words nearby carcanet
Example sentences from the Web for carcanet
Col. Turner afterwards restored the carcanet, the only jewel which he had not restored before.
Carcanet, the diminutive of carcan, a chain;—it means a necklace.The Eve of All-Hallows, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Matthew Weld Hartstonge
The editor was here obliged to omit a score of pages, in which the only thing worth preserving was a carcanet of sulphur springs.Mr. Jacobs|Arlo Bates
But he must indeed have been in a hurry when, as would here seem, he confounded 'casket' and 'carcanet'.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III|John Cleveland
You have £2000 worth of jewels over what is in the paper; but the carcanet shall be forthcoming.