Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of jewel.

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Examples

  • There was a good deal of drinking and boasting at the hotels that night, Utie and Tiltock telling everybody, as a particular secret, that there was to be "an 'fah honah," otherwise a "juel," at

    Tales of the Chesapeake

  • And Marian growed beside her, and much of a hand I've had in her raisin 'meself, and well I'm knowin' how fine she is and what a juel she'd be, set on any man's hearthstone.

    Her father`s daughter

  • WAY a butterfly is going to think, "I'm going to mate with THAT butterfly because it will produce the prettiest larva and chrysalis that hangs like a jade juel with golden spots."

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  • (the most famous being the Monarche Butterfly), and ask them how THAT could have an attractiveness about it when catapillers DON'T pick mates, THEN their reasoning starts being challenged because there is no WAY a butterfly is going to think, "I'm going to mate with THAT butterfly because it will produce the prettiest larva and chrysalis that hangs like a jade juel with golden spots."

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  • I'm wonderin ', "said Katy challengingly," if you're the Mr. Snow at whose place she is takin' her lessons, and if ye are, I'm wonderin 'if ye ain't goin' to use the good judgment to set her, like the juel she would be, ia the stone of your own hearth. "

    Her father`s daughter

  • I'm wonderin ', "said Katy challengingly," if you're the Mr. Snow at whose place she is takin' her lessons, and if ye are, I'm wonderin 'if ye ain't goin' to use the good judgment to set her, like the juel she would be, in the stone of your own hearth. "

    Her Father's Daughter

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