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Carcanet
Carcanet Car"ca*net (k[aum]r"k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. fr. F. carcan the iron collar or chain of a criminal, a chain of precious stones, LL. carcannum, fr. Armor. kerchen bosom, neck, kelchen collar, fr. kelch circle; or Icel. kverk troat, OHG. querca throat.] A jeweled chain, necklace, or collar. [Also written carkanet and carcant.] --Shak.
carcant
Carcanet Car"ca*net (k[aum]r"k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. fr. F. carcan the iron collar or chain of a criminal, a chain of precious stones, LL. carcannum, fr. Armor. kerchen bosom, neck, kelchen collar, fr. kelch circle; or Icel. kverk troat, OHG. querca throat.] A jeweled chain, necklace, or collar. [Also written carkanet and carcant.] --Shak.

Meaning of carcan from wikipedia

- carcan may refer to: carcan, an iron ring used for a form of public humiliation by exposition at a pole, (see pillory or stocks) rené carcan (may 25, 1925—1993)
- rené carcan (25 may 1925, saint-josse-ten-noode — 1993) was a prominent belgian engraver and sculptor, who studied under léon devos, jacques maes and johnny
- carcans is a commune in the gironde department in aquitaine in southwestern france. carcans is a member of the community of muni****lities médoc's lakes
- lac d'hourtin-carcans is a lake in gironde, france. it is the largest lake situated entirely in france. it lies at an elevation of 14 m (46 ft), and has
- on hi scores. 'rodox video', 'nova scotia robots', 'skimming stones', 'carcan', 'm9' and 'original nlogax' appeared on a few old tunes (albeit in slightly
- 1990s as it threatened to collapse. the fondation rené carcan, a foundation and museum in rené carcan's old studio, was located in etterb****. the cauchie
- punishment. this was the same as the schandpaal ('shamepole') in dutch. the carcan, an iron ring around the neck to tie a prisoner to such a post, was the
- name is an english word which means 'a collar of jewels', diminutive of 'carcan' (an obsolete word for a collar used for punishment), pronounced 'kar'ka-net'