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Word: circlet

Definition: small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)


Sentences Containing 'circlet'

Furthermore, they may encircle their arms with a depiction of the circlet (a red circle bearing the motto) with the badge pendant thereto and the collar; the former is shown either outside or on top of the latter.
He chuckled blithely, took off his shining tile, pointed to a notched pink circlet of paper pasted into its crown, with something lettered on it, and went on chuckling while I read,`J. B, UNDERTAKER.'
However, when the circlet connecting him to the Matrix, repository of all Time Lord knowledge, is placed on his head, the Doctor collapses in pain.
Knights and Dames Commander and Companions may display the circlet, but not the collar, around their arms.
Members of the Military division may encompass the circlet with "two laurel branches issuant from an escrol azure inscribed "Ich dien"", as appears on the badge.
The badge is depicted suspended from the collar or circlet.

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