Definitions

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  • adj. Not wearing or covered in jewels.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ jewelled

Examples

  • She was unpainted, unclothed, unjewelled; a small round gray stone.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • Surrounding her were women whose white hands, jewelled and unjewelled, played about their business, lovely as pale and delicate flowers.

    Married Life The True Romance

  • In accordance with her faith, she regarded and treated him as dead, performed his funeral rites, and, with shaven head, unjewelled body, and the widow's white cloth, mourned his decease as if he had actually died.

    India, Its Life and Thought

  • So Mather and Hooker and Warham were condemned to die with uncheered spirits and unjewelled stomachs.

    Customs and Fashions in Old New England

  • The palaces which we build are ever like that one in the story, where one window remains dark and unjewelled, while the rest blaze in beauty.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians; Epistles of St. Peter and St. John

  • At the conclusion, her chin rested in the soft palm of her hand, and the hand, unjewelled, was white as marble just carven, and, like the arm, a wonder of grace.

    The Prince of India — Volume 02

  • After my parents 'divorce, my older sister and I would leave our lower middle-class lives in the north London suburbs to spend summers with our father and his second wife, where we would stand out, pale and unjewelled, in the yacht clubs and family resort hotels of nouveau-riche east coast USA.

    The Guardian World News

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