Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A case for holding jewels and other personal ornaments.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Then, when he had left, you rifled the jewel-case, raised the alarm, and had this unfortunate man arrested.

    Sole Music

  • John Horner, 26, plumber, was brought up upon the charge of having upon the 22d inst., abstracted from the jewel-case of the Countess of Morcar the valuable gem known as the blue carbuncle.

    Sole Music

  • John Horner, a plumber, was accused of having abstracted it from the lady's jewel-case.

    Sole Music

  • The blurb on the back of the jewel-case gives away the twist in Chrysalis, which spoiled it a bit.

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  • The Landamman took the jewel-case into his own hand.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • And when morning morrowed he donned clothes after the fashion of men of learning and doctors of the law and, taking the jewel-case went in therewith to the King of the city, before whom he kissed the ground and said to him,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Type "jewel-case templates" into a search engine to find free designs to dress up the gift.

    Hostess Gifts on the Fly

  • Gobseck, returning the jewel-case to the lady as he spoke.

    Gobseck

  • The jewel-case artwork, by Japanese designer Electric, is a mesmerizing smorgasbord of images: fruit, sci-fi weirdos and smiley kids.

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  • Gobseck, returning the jewel-case to the lady as he spoke.

    Gobseck

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