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