Origin of partlet
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Fairholt, who is very good in many ways, puts down in his glossary, ‘Partlet: A gorget for women.’
Antiquarian research has, as it often does, muddled us as to the meaning of the word ‘partlet.’
Sir Marmaduke enters with Mrs. Partlet, the venerable pew-opener, on his arm and announces his intention of marrying her.The Standard Light Operas|George Upton
Hold your peace, dame Partlet, and leave your cackling; my master charged me to stand centry without doors.
She wore raised cloth of gold, and round her thin throat was a partlet or collar of emeralds.House of Torment|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull