carcenet

carcenet

[kärs′nā]
(meteorology)
A very cold and violent gorge wind in the eastern Pyrenees (upper Aude valley).
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They also gave jewelry, like the earl of Warwick's gift to the queen of a carcenet, or collar, of gold, "conteyning 15 peeces, seven set with four rubyes, and one small diamond in the middest, the other seven sett with nyne pearles in a peece sett in gold, having a rowe of small pearles on thupside, and pendaunts of sparks of rubyes, oppalls, and ragged pearles."(17) Ladies of the chamber presented hand-wrought scarves, handkerchiefs, and bodices, evidence that their spare hours were also devoted to the queen's service.
Vol.1 of The English Sermon (Cheadle: Carcenet Press, 1976), 152.