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Jewelry vs. Jewel

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Jewelrynoun

standard spelling of jewellery|from=US

Jewelnoun

A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.

Jewelrynoun

The art or trade of a jeweler.

Jewelnoun

A valuable object used for personal ornamentation, especially one made of precious metals and stones; a piece of jewellery.

Jewelrynoun

Jewels, collectively; as, a bride's jewelry.

Jewelnoun

(figuratively) Anything considered precious or valuable.

‘Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.’;

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Jewelrynoun

an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)

Jewelnoun

A bearing for a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone.

Jewelnoun

(entomology) Any of various lycaenid butterflies of the genus Hypochrysops.

Jewelnoun

(slang) The clitoris.

Jewelverb

To bejewel; to decorate or bedeck with jewels or gems.

Jewelnoun

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 jewelsOf rich and exquisite form.’;

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Jewelnoun

A precious stone; a gem.

Jewelnoun

An object regarded with special affection; a precious thing.

Jewelnoun

A bearing for a pivot a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone, as a ruby.

Jewelverb

To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels; to bejewel.

‘The long gray tufts . . . are jeweled thick with dew.’;

Jewelnoun

a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

Jewelnoun

a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry

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Jewelverb

adorn or decorate with precious stones;

‘jeweled dresses’;

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