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Jewel meaning

jewel - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. adorn or decorate with precious stones; " jeweled dresses"
  2. 2. An ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel or precious stones as a part of its design.
  3. 3. A precious stone; a gem.
  4. 4. An object regarded with special affection; a precious thing.
  5. 5. A bearing for a pivot a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone, as a ruby.
  6. 6. To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels.
  7. 7. A precious stone.
  8. 8. To adorn or fit with jewels.

jewel - examples of usage

  1. I've sold myself for every job I ever got; I sold myself for every jewel you saw on me this afternoon. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  2. I opened the second hatch and descended into the run, and crawling to the jewel chest opened it, removed a few of the small- arms, and bade him look for himself. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. He saw everything he could be admitted to- the Beauchamp Tower for sixpence, and the Jewel- house for sixpence. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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