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Definition of the noun locket

What does locket mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lockets

  1. a small ornamental case; usually contains a picture or a lock of hair and is worn on a necklace
    • example: A few years ago, on Mother's Day, I gave my stepmother a locket as a present.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: case = a portable container for carrying several objects

Alternative definition of the noun locket


  1. A pendant that opens to reveal a space used for storing a photograph or other small item.
  2. [archaic] The upper metallic cap of a sword’s scabbard.


"Locket" is a musical single of Magic Dirt.

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"Locket" is an artwork by Henricus Boelen II, begun in and completed in (261 years ago).

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Google previewThe Armoury of Windsor Castle (1904)

European Section by Sir Guy Francis Laking

Upon the locket is the name BLAND, sT. jAMEs's. 76 5—A Cavalry Sword. English workmanship, late 18th Century. Bought for the Royal Collection from Bland and Foster. The hilt, which is fashioned on the lines of that used formerly by the ...

Google previewWhat Do You Do with This Book? (2013)

Rhyming Fun for Everyone by Al Wight

A locket is a small case that can be opened to hold someone's photo or momento . It is usually made of gold or silver and worn on a chain around the neck. Mittens are gloves that cover the four fingers together and the thumb separately.

Google previewRandom House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

by Elaine Costello

locket location' n. 1. A position occupied by something: looking for the location of the document. 2. An area where people have sealed or reside or where a particular activity can lake place: a good location to camp. Same sign used lor: local.

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

104, 1966 penny locket ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewelry-making Techniques (1995)

by Jinks McGrath

ocket or watch, place the flat stnr sechon of the bracket amier the circular locket or watch at the point of lttachment and use a scribe to mark around the curved edge. Pierce away the scribed line and file it smooth so that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

A small pendant locket (fig. 28) is of rock crystal, with the cross of Santiago in gold and translucent crimson enamel ; it is 16th or 17th century Spanish work. pretty earring of gold open scroll work (fig. 29), set with minute diamonds and three ...

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Quotes about Locket

In the center there's
a hollow
small, enclosed,
oval like a locket
called the foyer
of the heart.

There the bullets
carom while
the widow,
room to room,
hunts her man
around the house (Donal Mahoney)
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Scrabble value of L1O1C3K5E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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