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bejewel

[bih-joo-uh l] /bɪˈdʒu əl/
verb (used with object), bejeweled, bejeweling or (especially British) bejewelled, bejewelling.
1.
to adorn with or as if with jewels.
Origin of bejewel
1550-1560
First recorded in 1550-60; be- + jewel
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  • I am going to bejewel my house with books and then I am going to live.

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British Dictionary definitions for bejewel

bejewel

/bɪˈdʒuːəl/
verb -els, -elling, -elled (US) -els, -eling, -eled
1.
(transitive) to decorate with or as if with jewels
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Word Origin and History for bejewel
v.

1550s, from be- + jewel. Related: Bejeweled.

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