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jeweler

[joo-uh-ler] /ˈdʒu ə lər/
noun
1.
a person who designs, makes, sells, or repairs jewelry, watches, etc.; a person who deals in jewels.
Also, especially British, jeweller.
Origin of jeweler
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English jueler < Anglo-French jueler, Middle French juelier. See jewel, -er2
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  • That jeweler ought to have my job, 'cause he sure robbed you!

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • It is your brooch that you requested me to get from the jeweler.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • A jeweler wears a convex lens on his eye when he works with small objects.

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • An Effendi took the watch yesterday to show it to Vartan, the jeweler.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • "Then I can't give you anything," and the jeweler turned away.

    From Farm to Fortune Horatio Alger Jr.
Word Origin and History for jeweler
n.

also jeweller, late 14c. (mid-14c. as a surname, Alice la Jueler), from Anglo-French jueler, from Old French juelier (Modern French joaillier), from joel (see jewel).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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