Definition of Jewel. Meaning of Jewel. Synonyms of Jewel

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Definition of Jewel

Jewel
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.
Jewel
Jewel 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.

Meaning of Jewel from wikipedia

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- Jewel-Osco is a supermarket chain in the Chicago metropolitan area, headquartered in Itasca, a western suburb. It currently has 188 stores across northern...
- A jewel bearing is a plain bearing in which a metal spindle turns in a jewel-lined pivot hole. The hole is typically shaped like a torus and is slightly...
- Jewel Thief is a 1967 Indian Hindi-language spy thriller heist film directed by Vijay Anand. The film stars Dev Anand, Vyjayantimala and Ashok Kumar,...
- Jewel Cianeh Taylor (née Howard; born 17 January 1963) is a Liberian politician and the current Vice President of Liberia. She was married to convicted...
- Johnny Jewel (born John David Padgett; May 31, 1974) is an American musician, record producer, composer, and visual artist. He is a multi-instrumentalist...
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