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A chaplet is a circular wreath or garland for the head, "usually a garland of flowers or leaves", but also of metal or other material;[1] the word is mostly used in medieval contexts. In this context it is also referred to as a corolla.

The word may also refer to:

  • Chaplet (prayer), a string of prayer beads and the associated prayer
  • Chaplet (metallurgy), a metal form to hold a core in place
  • Chaplet (architecture) - A small molding carved into beads

See also[edit]


  1. ^ OED, "Chaplet", 1