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jewelry

noun jew·el·ry \ˈjü-əl-rē, ˈjül-rē, ˈjl-; ÷ˈjü-lə-rē\

: decorative objects (such as rings, necklaces, and earrings) that people wear on their body

Full Definition of JEWELRY

:  jewels; especially :  objects of precious metal often set with gems and worn for personal adornment
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Examples of JEWELRY

  1. a store that sells jewelry

First Known Use of JEWELRY

14th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator
JEWELRY Defined for Kids

jewelry

noun jew·el·ry \ˈjü-əl-rē\

Definition of JEWELRY for Kids

:  ornamental pieces (as rings or necklaces) worn on the body

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