Origin of carcanet
Examples 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.