- a string of beads, one-third of the length of a rosary, for counting prayers.
- the prayers recited over this.
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OTHER WORDS FROM chapletchap·let·ed, adjectiveun·chap·let·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for chaplet
“Chaplet”—a wreath or garland signed for by him in his ambitious hopes—expresses his birth-date by Con.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Here it seems to mean a gold-embroidered band, worn as a chaplet.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
And so she twines together the white flowers, the yellow flowers, and the red flowers, into a chaplet.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
You have found out already that you are only looking at a chaplet of cameos, with just enough of story to string them together.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
In the meantime the Princess Periezade, several times a day after her brother's departure, counted her chaplet.The Arabian Nights|Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for chaplet
- a string of prayer beads constituting one third of the rosary
- the prayers counted on this string