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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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  • I saw at once that there was some understanding between the jeweller and my two impresarii.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • The stones are fine ones, and the Boston jeweller offers you that sum for them.

    The Green Satin Gown Laura E. Richards
  • M. Grimaldi said he would have them defaced and sold to a jeweller.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • They were accompanied by the jeweller and another individual.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Take it to a jeweller's, Sutherland, and get it cleaned, before you give it to Miss Cameron.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • The jeweller's letter which you found on me was, by the way, a forgery.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • The second opened when the jeweller began to press for payment.

  • The jeweller arrived, and, pressing his hand to his heart, bowed before Honain.

    Alroy Benjamin Disraeli
  • Then why didn't he sell it to a jeweller him self, instead of giving it to you for a dollar?

    The Telegraph Boy Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • "It might be worth about three cents," said the jeweller, laughing.

    The Telegraph Boy Horatio Alger, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for jeweller


a person whose business is the cutting, polishing, or setting of gemstones or the making, repairing, or selling of jewellery
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for jeweller



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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