bejewel

[ bih-joo-uhl ]
/ bɪˈdʒu əl /

verb (used with object), be·jew·eled, be·jew·el·ing or (especially British) be·jew·elled, be·jew·el·ling.

to adorn with or as if with jewels.

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Origin of bejewel

First recorded in 1550–60; be- + jewel
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Example sentences from the Web for bejewel

  • I am going to bejewel my house with books and then I am going to live.

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British Dictionary definitions for bejewel

bejewel
/ (bɪˈdʒuːəl) /

verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled

(tr) to decorate with or as if with jewels
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