Definitions

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  • v. To decorate or bedeck with jewels or gems.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To ornament with a jewel or with jewels; to spangle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To provide or adorn with jewels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. adorn or decorate with precious stones

Etymologies

From be- (“about, all over”) +‎ jewel. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Asprey is the official jewellery Partner of the Orange British Academy Film Awards 2010 and will 'bejewel' many of the stars at the Awards on Sunday evening.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • At the time of her death, she was a research associate at the Brandeis Women's Institute at Brandeis University, and was completing a series of poems she described as "my dialogue with the tales of the Hasadim, those amazing wisdom stories that bejewel the Jewish mystical movement of 18th century Eastern Europe."

    We Remember - Lois Levin Roisman, 1938 - 2008

  • The conflict minerals of 2010 are no longer the diamonds that bejewel brides throughout the West, but the minerals that make up the components in our laptops, cell phones, and MP3 players.

    The Top 5 Socio-Political Business Risks for 2010

  • Polka Dot Cottage » Buttons can bejewel you » Print

    Polka Dot Cottage » Buttons can bejewel you » Print

  • In 1936 a gardener from Formosa (today's Taiwan) took a couple of specimens to Hawaii to bejewel her rock garden and touched off an environmental emergency that still hasn't ended.

    Attack Of the Aliens

  • Lying in a crypt, you gather your strangeness, waiting to bejewel another city with your ecstasy.

    Sacred Texts

  • Almighty God is the education and training of children, young plants of the Abhá Paradise, so that these children, fostered by grace in the way of salvation, growing like pearls of divine bounty in the shell of education, will one day bejewel the crown of abiding glory.

    A Compilation on Bahá’í Education

  • There are none of the magnificent phrases which bejewel “Lear”; little of high wisdom, even in the pages which are indubitably Shakespeare's, and no characterization worth mentioning.

    The Man Shakespeare

  • I am going to bejewel my house with books and then I am going to live.

    The Jucklins A Novel

  • Why else do they deck themselves out in finery, perfume themselves, bejewel themselves, flaunt their charms (including decolleté charms and alluring bathing suit charms) in every possible way?

    Possessed

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