from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small drawer in the upper part of a dressing-table, for holding jewels.


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  • The other was usually kept in a jewel-drawer of the dressing-table.

    The Crimson Blind

  • He pulled out the jewel-drawer in the dressing-table.

    The Crimson Blind

  • Gwen made an inquiry, and, directed by Mrs. Stanley, produced a portrait from its hiding-place in the jewel-drawer under the mirror.

    Ann Veronica, a modern love story

  • Maud had her tiny card-case, and paid calls, "like mamma and Fan"; her box of dainty gloves, her jewel-drawer, her crimping-pins, as fine and fanciful a wardrobe as a Paris doll, and a French maid to dress her.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl


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