How do you spell necklace in the UK?
‘Jewellery‘ and ‘jewelry‘ both refer to things like necklaces, bracelets, and rings. However, we only use the spelling ‘jewellery‘ in British English.
Are there word necklaces?
As long as it’s worn around the neck, it’s a necklace. The word, which dates from the late 1500s, combines neck with lace, meaning “cord,” from the Old French laz, “string, cord, or snare.” The Latin root, laqueum, means “noose or snare.”
Is Jewellery spelled or jewelry?
The correct spelling in the UK, Australia and New Zealand is jewellery. In American English, the correct spelling is jewelry.
What does neckless mean?
neckless in British English
(ˈnɛkləs) adjective. having no neck; appearing to have no neck.
Is neckless a word?
To kiss and caress amorously. To strangle or decapitate (a fowl).
What is the medical term for neck?
The cervical spine, also known as the neck, is comprised of seven vertebral bodies (C1-C7) that make up the upper most part of the spine.