crown jewel

noun

Definition of crown jewel

1 crown jewels plural : the jewels (such as the crown and scepter) belonging to a sovereign's regalia
2 : the most attractive or valuable one of a collection or group

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Examples of crown jewel in a Sentence

The painting is the crown jewel of the museum's collection. one of the company's crown jewels
Recent Examples on the Web Today, the crown jewel of Palm Beach is worth an estimated $350 million. Dan Alexander, Forbes, 9 Aug. 2022 The crown jewel of these policies is a new set of tax credits that will apply to any form of zero-carbon power production, subsidizing the cost of new zero-emissions power plants. Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic, 3 Aug. 2022 The crown jewel of the 7th Fleet is the carrier USS Ronald Reagan, operated from its base in Yokosuka, Japan. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 26 July 2022 The crown jewel of this unique ecosystem is undoubtedly the mom’s relationship to their Chinese-American landlord, Mr. Kim. Tomris Laffly, Variety, 18 May 2022 The crown jewel of Macon’s historic district is the Johnston-Felton-Hay House, more commonly known as the Hay House. Candice Dyer, ajc, 2 May 2022 The crown jewel is the private omakase room and Japanese whisky bar, which can be found down a secret hallway. Melinda Sheckells, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Apr. 2022 While the property features large upscale suites and a quirky cocktail bar, the crown jewel is its saltwater rooftop pool, which offers stunning panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills and rest of the city. Vanessa Wilkins, Travel + Leisure, 22 Apr. 2022 The apartment will be the crown jewel of the new luxury development that is set to open in August. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of crown jewel

1643, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of crown jewel was in 1643

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Last Updated

17 Aug 2022

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“Crown jewel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20jewel. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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