What does Jewel mean?

Definitions for Jewel
ˈdʒu əlJewel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jewel, gem, precious stone(noun)

    a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

  2. jewel, gem(verb)

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

  3. bejewel, jewel(verb)

    adorn or decorate with precious stones

    "jeweled dresses"

Wiktionary

  1. jewel(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  2. jewel(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  3. jewel(Noun)

    Anything considered precious or valuable.

    Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  4. Jewel(ProperNoun)

    from the noun jewel, used since the end of the 19th century.

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  5. Jewel(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from English from the noun jewel, used since the end of the 19th century.

    Jewel he called her; and he would say this as he might have said ‘Jane,’ don’t you know, with a marital, homelike, peaceful effect. I heard the name for the first time ten minutes after I had landed in his courtyard, when, after nearly shaking my arm off, he darted up the steps and began to make a joyous, boyish disturbance at the door under the heavy eaves. ‘Jewel! O! Jewel. Quick! Here’s a friend come,’ …

    Etymology: From jewel.

  6. Jewel(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from English, a variant of Jewell, or from "jewel" like the female name.

    Etymology: From jewel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jewel(noun)

    an ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel or precious stones as a part of its design

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  2. Jewel(noun)

    a precious stone; a gem

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  3. Jewel(noun)

    an object regarded with special affection; a precious thing

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  4. Jewel(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  5. Jewel(verb)

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

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

Freebase

  1. Jewel

    Jewel Kilcher, professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. Jewel's debut album, Pieces of You, released on February 28, 1995, became one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 15 times platinum. One single from the album, "Who Will Save Your Soul", peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100; two others, "You Were Meant for Me" and "Foolish Games", reached number two and seven respectively on the Hot 100, and were listed on Billboard's 1997 year-end singles chart. She has crossed multiple genres throughout her career. Perfectly Clear, her first country album, was released on The Valory Music Co. in 2008. It debuted atop Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and featured three singles, "Stronger Woman", "I Do", and "Til It Feels Like Cheating". Jewel released her first independent album Lullaby in May 2009. Jewel is the co-host, as well as a judge, with Kara DioGuardi on the songwriting competition reality television series Platinum Hit, which premiered May 30, 2011 on the cable network Bravo. Jewel has the vocal range of a lyric soprano.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jewel

    jōō′el, n. a precious stone: an ornament of precious stones, worn as a decoration: anything or any one highly valued.—v.t. to dress or adorn with jewels: to fit with a jewel:—pr.p. jew′elling; pa.p. jew′elled, in a watch, having pivot-holes of garnets or any other jewels.—ns. Jew′el-case, a casket for holding jewels; Jew′eller, one who makes or deals in jewels; Jew′ellery, Jew′elry, jewels in general. [O. Fr. jouel (Fr. joyau); either a dim. of Fr. joie, joy, from L. gaudium, joy—gaudēre, to rejoice—or derived through Low L. jocale, from L. jocāri, to jest.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. jewel

    The starting of a wooden bridge. Also, the pivot of a watch-wheel.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jewel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jewel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Jewel in a Sentence

  1. Joel Rubin:

    In the case of the UAE, as well as with any other country, we must be guaranteed that they are protecting our technology - in this case, the crown jewel of the F-35 - and not sharing it with our adversaries like Russia, China, and Iran.

  2. Thomas Brooks (1608-1680):

    Christ is a most precious commodity, he is better than rubies or the most costly pearls; and we must part with our old gold, with our shining gold, our old sins, our most shining sins, or we must perish forever. Christ is to be sought and bought with any pains, at any price; we can not buy this gold too dear. He is a jewel more worth than a thousand worlds, as all know who have him. Get him, and get all; miss him and miss all.

  3. Phyllis McGinley:

    Who could deny that privacy is a jewel? It has always been the mark of privilege, the distinguishing feature of a truly urbane culture. Out of the cave, the tribal teepee, the pueblo, the community fortress, man emerged to build himself a house of his own with a shelter in it for himself and his diversions. Every age has seen it so. The poor might have to huddle together in cities for need's sake, and the frontiersman cling to his neighbors for the sake of protection. But in each civilization, as it advanced, those who could afford it chose the luxury of a withdrawing-place.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head.

  5. Joel Rubin:

    When the U.S. engages in military sales with foreign governments, we do so with the understanding that our military technology will not be used to help our adversaries, in the case of the UAE, as well as with any other country, we must be guaranteed that they are protecting our technology - in this case, the crown jewel of the F-35 - and not sharing it with our adversaries like Russia, China, and Iran.

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