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Definition of Jewel block

Jewel block
Jewel 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.

Meaning of Jewel block from wikipedia

- A jewel block is a block on sailing ships through which the halliard is rove. It is a single 7-inch block that is suspended from an eyebolt at the yardarm...
- 0.07611°W / 51.50806; -0.07611 The Jewel House is a vault housing the British Crown Jewels in the Waterloo Block (formerly a barracks) at the Tower of...
- Jewel-Osco is a supermarket chain in the Greater Chicago area, headquartered in Itasca, a western suburb. Jewel-Osco currently has 188 stores across northern...
- block Toonami promoted the album by replacing regular music with tracks from the album. In June 2017, the track "Legend Has It" from Run the Jewels 3...
- The Jewel of the Nile is a 1985 American action-adventure romantic comedy and a sequel to the 1984 film Romancing the Stone, directed by Lewis Teague...
- from the era tries to take the magical Shikon Jewel embodied in Kagome, she inadvertently shatters the Jewel into many pieces and are scattered across ****an...
- Crown Jewel (2018) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event promoted by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brands. The...
- starring Nancy Jewel McDonie, member of K-pop girl group Momoland, and James Reid. The series will premiere on ABS-CBN's Primetime Bida evening block and worldwide...
- body to block the p****age in the Frozen Caverns, this deadly turtle will spit beams of ice, and cause frozen rocks to fall and crush The Jewel Master....
- Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders (PGJR, also known outside of North America as Starla & the Jewel Riders, and sometimes misspelled as "Guinevere")...
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