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Noun: necklace  nek-lus
  1. Jewellery consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
     
  2. Anything resembling a necklace in shape
Verb: necklace  nek-lus
Usage: S.Africa
  1. Kill someone by lighting a petrol-filled tyre placed around their neck

Derived forms: necklacing, necklaces, necklaced

Type of: jewellery [Brit, Cdn], jewelry [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Necklace