Definition of chaplet:
- A bent piece of sheet iron, or a pin with thin plates on its ends, for holding a core in place in the mold.
- A chapelet. See Chapelet, 1.
- A garland or wreath to be worn on the head.
- A small chapel or shrine.
- A small molding, carved into beads, pearls, olives, etc.
- A string of beads, or part of a string, used by Roman Catholic in praying; a third of a rosary, or fifty beads.
- A tuft of feathers on a peacock's head.
- To adorn with a chaplet or with flowers.
Stuart's cavalry was now losing caste, while our troopers were not only adding fresh laurels to their chaplet of renown, but also new fibres of vitality to the hearts and hands which loved and defended the sacred Tree of Liberty.- "Three Years in the Federal Cavalry", Willard Glazier.
- "The Grey Fairy Book", Andrew Lang.
- "A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI.", Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot.