- jewel case.
- a hinged plastic case for the storage of a compact disc.
Origin of jewel box
First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for jewel box
Why should it not be "up the spout," instead of in a jewel-box?The Lightning Conductor Discovers America
C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
All of which led her suddenly to make sure of the jewel-box.Nobody
Louis Joseph Vance
Not much was taken except the aunt's 148 jewel-box and some money she had in her desk.Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies
Alice B. Emerson
The cook was under the bed—under the bed with the jewel-box.Roundabout Papers
William Makepeace Thackeray
The silence of the night shut down like the lid of a jewel-box.Thorley Weir
E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson