from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of or set with gems.
- adj. Glittering like a gem.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Full of gems; bright; glittering.
- adj. spruce; smart
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of gems; bright; glittering like a gem.
- adj. Spruce; smart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bright with gems; full of gems; glittering.
- Same as jemmy.
After cobbing, the gemmy chunks were hand carried to Bangkok, Thailand for faceting.
Hailing from a renowned source, this rhodo has intense deep red color, spectacular luster and a gemmy transparency.
But the special extra something in Aurobindo's language -- a gemmy rather than, what?
We caught an apostolic boat-load of beauties fresh and blooming as Aurora, silver as the morning star, gemmy with eye-spots as a tiger-lily.
Would we know the _truth_, the gemmy walks of knowledge, the flowery bowers of inward and joyous life, the teachings of nature, revelation, the Son and the Father?
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The rich winter twilight was purpling over the white world as they drove down the lane under the over-arching wild cherry trees that glittered with gemmy hoar-frost.
Arms and harness, bucklers and gemmy helms sparkled and glared.
They have olive skins, black curly hair, flashing eyes, and fingers that dance with gemmy rings.
His father, his mother, and the fair young girl -- the Court was drowned in tears at this last touching reference, even his Lordship the Judge being observed to remove and wipe eyeglasses that were gemmy with emotion, as Counsel dwelt upon the touching picture of the sorrowing bride-elect, whose orange-blossoms had been blighted by the breath of this hideous, this unbearable, this most unfounded charge ....
Barred like a tiger, glistening snow and rose and gold, topped by a flaunting angel, her door flanked by the lean Roman wolf; paved with pictures, hemmed with the Popes from Peter to Pius, encrusted with marbles and gemmy frescoes, it is a casket of delights this church, and the quintessence of Siena -- _molles Senæ_ as Beccadelli, himself of this