jewel case

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noun

a small box or chest, often lined in a soft fabric and fitted with compartments, designed to hold jewelry.

Origin of jewel case

First recorded in 1855–60
Also called jew·el box·.
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jewel case

jewel box


noun

a box, usually ornamental, in which jewels are kept
a plastic case for a compact disc
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