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jewel box

a hinged plastic case for the storage of a compact disc.
Origin of jewel box
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • “I am positive I put my jewel box in the trunk,” insisted Mrs. Owen.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • She folded a green woolen tunic and laid it over the jewel box.

  • Presently she returned with Elena's hat and furs and jewel box.

    The Business of Life Robert W. Chambers
  • Yet, for all its disfigurement, Doris saw that it was a jewel box.

    Doris Force at Locked Gates Julia K. Duncan
  • The whole place was as compact and sparkling as a jewel box.

    His Family Ernest Poole
  • I begged him to hide the jewel box again, and he concealed it in the wall.


    Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • The discovery of his wife's jewel box, close under him, on the floor, explained his presence in the cabin.

    Armadale Wilkie Collins
  • "You sent for me—" he prompted, eager to escape from this jewel box and the unattainable treasure it held.

  • She went to her jewel box and began hurriedly to toss over its glittering contents.

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