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crown jewel

noun

Simple Definition of crown jewel

  • the crown jewels : the crown, scepter, and other jeweled objects that a king or queen uses on formal occasions

  • : the most valuable or attractive thing in a collection or group

Full Definition of crown jewel

  1. 1 plural :  the jewels (as crown and scepter) belonging to a sovereign's regalia

  2. 2 :  the most attractive or valuable one of a collection or group

Examples of crown jewel

  1. The painting is the crown jewel of the museum's collection.

  2. one of the company's crown jewels



1649

First Known Use of crown jewel

1649


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