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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcircletcir‧clet /ˈsɜːklɪt $ ˈsɜːr-/ noun [countable]  a narrow band of gold, silver, or jewels worn around someone’s head or arms
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circletThe tentacles are arranged in a circlet about the mouth, and the coelenterates are typified by such radial symmetry.A simple gold circlet held the veil in place, beneath which guileless blue eyes shone with a gentle womanly strength.Her hair was down, making a black foam about her shoulders and setting off her silver circlet.The girls just pick the flowers and twist them into the circlets they put on their heads.He had snapped the circlet of runes from Thorfinn's throat.The circlet is enriched by enamel plaques of Byzantine manufacture, alternating on the lower register with jewels en cabochon.The crown consists of two circlet crowns welded together and into which has been set a cloth-covered headpiece.Katherine and Sarah were in petrol blue velvet dresses and wore circlets of spring flowers on their heads.
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