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[joo-uh-ler] /ˈdʒu ə lər/
a person who designs, makes, sells, or repairs jewelry, watches, etc.; a person who deals in jewels.
Also, especially British, jeweller.
Origin of jeweler
1300-50; Middle English jueler < Anglo-French jueler, Middle French juelier. See jewel, -er2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This discourse encouraged the jeweler's son, and inspired him with confidence.

  • The jeweler is the next to speak but he must not do so until the question is answered.

    Games For All Occasions Mary E. Blain
  • The man mentioned was also a jeweler, and a large importer of diamonds and costly gems.

    With Links of Steel Nicholas Carter
  • The jeweler: "I was not at home for I had gone to the printer's."

    Games For All Occasions Mary E. Blain
  • When he reappeared at the jeweler's Mr. Swan regarded him with critical approval.

    Mark Mason's Victory Horatio Alger
Word Origin and History for jeweler

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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