- a small box or chest, often lined in a soft fabric and fitted with compartments, designed to hold jewelry.
Origin of jewel case
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Historical Examples of jewel case
I think of you when I go to bed at night, and that is like opening a jewel-case in the moonlight.The Eternal City
I have a jewel-case in the coach which I would like to bring to a place of security.The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)
Alexandre Dumas pre
Eva took the jewel-case, and lifted from it a diamond necklace.Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
We found the jewel-case locked, and not tampered with in any way.
Oh, how I wish now that I had opened the jewel-case at the time.
- a box, usually ornamental, in which jewels are kept
- a plastic case for a compact disc