/ˈælbət/ (say 'albuht)

a style of chain now worn for adornment but formerly used to make easier access to a pocket watch, most commonly with one end a hook to attach to the watch and the other a T-bar inserted into the button hole of a waistcoat or vest (sometimes with an extra length of chain at the T-bar end for hanging a charm); in the double Albert, the chain draped between two watch pockets with the T-bar and charm hanging in the centre.
Also, Albert chain. {named after Prince Albert2 who wore this style of watch chain}
/ˈælbət/ (say 'albuht)

Prince (Francis Charles Augustus Albert Emmanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha), 1819–61, German prince, husband of Queen Victoria; known as Prince Consort.
/ˈælbət/ (say 'albuht)

1. a river in north-western Qld, flowing north into the Gulf of Carpentaria. About 80 km.
2. a river in south-eastern Qld, flowing north from the McPherson Range to the Logan River. 121 km.
3. Lake, a freshwater lake in south-eastern SA, connected to Lake Alexandrina; with the Coorong and Lake Alexandrina forms a Ramsar wetland site. About 200 km2.
{named after Prince Albert2}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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