a small, hinged, ornamental case of gold, silver, etc., for holding a picture, lock of hair, etc.: it is usually worn suspended from a necklace or chain
Origin of locketOld French loquet, dim of loc, a latch, lock from Frankish an unverified form lok, akin to Old English loc, lock
A small ornamental case for a picture or keepsake that is worn as jewelry, often as a pendant on a necklace.
Origin of locketMiddle English loket crossbar from Old French loquet latch diminutive of loc lock of Germanic origin
- A surname.
From a Middle English diminutive of the given name Luke.