Meaning of JEWEL in English


noun a precious stone; a gem.

2. jewel ·noun an object regarded with special affection; a precious thing.

3. jewel ·noun a bearing for a pivot a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone, as a ruby.

4. jewel ·vt to dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels.

5. jewel ·noun an ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel or precious stones as a part of its design.

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