jewel box



a hinged plastic case for the storage of a compact disc.

Origin of jewel box

First recorded in 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for jewel box

Historical Examples of 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.


    Louis Joseph Vance

  • Not much was taken except the aunt's 148 jewel-box and some money she had in her desk.

  • 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