About The Word Jewel

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Jewel

Jewel Meaning & Definition
Jewel Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jewel?

[n] a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
[n] a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
[v] adorn or decorate with jewels

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jewel: bejewel | gem | gem | precious stone

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jewel: acceptable person | anklet | armlet | ball bearing | bangle | bead | beads | bearing | bejewel | beribbon | beset | bespangle | bevel bearing | bijou | boast | boon | bracelet | breastpin | brilliant | brooch | bushing | capital fellow | catch | chain | chaplet | charm | chatelaine | circle | coronet | cosset | crown | darling | diadem | diamond | earring | engrave | favorite | feather | figure | filigree | find | flag | flounce | flower | fob | fondling | garland | gem | gentleman | godsend | good fellow | good lot | good man | good person | good sort | good thing | good woman | headstock | honest man | ideal | idol | illuminate | lady | locket | marvel | matinee idol | mensch | minion | necklace | needle bearing | nonesuch | nonpareil | nose ring | ornament | paint | pearl | perfect gentleman | perfect lady | persona grata | pet | phoenix | pin | plum | plume | precious stone | preference | pride | pride and joy | prince | prize | real man | rhinestone | ribbon | right sort | ring | rock | roller bearing | rough diamond | spangle | sparkler | spoiled child | stickpin | stone | thrust bearing | tiara | tinsel | torque | treasure | trophy | trouvaille | wampum | windfall | winner | worthy | wreathe | wristband | wristlet

See Also | adorn | beautify | decorate | diamond | embellish | emerald | grace | human | individual | jewellery | jewelry | mortal | ornament | pearl | person | ruby | sapphire | solitaire | somebody | someone | soul

Jewel In Webster's Dictionary

\Jew"el\, n. [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See {Joy}.] 1. An ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel or precious stones as a part of its design. Plate of rare device, and jewels Of rich and exquisite form. --Shak. 2. A precious stone; a gem. --Shak. 3. An object regarded with special affection; a precious thing. ``Our prince (jewel of children).'' --Shak. 4. A bearing for a pivot a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone, as a ruby. {Jewel block} (Naut.), block at the extremity of a yard, through which the halyard of a studding sail is rove.
\Jew"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeweled}, or {Jewelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeweling}, or {Jewelling}.] To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels. The long gray tufts . . . are jeweled thick with dew. --M. Arnold.

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