jewel box


Definition of jewel box

1 : a small box or case designed to hold jewelry
2 : a thin plastic case for a CD or DVD

called also jewel case

3 : something (such as a theater) of exquisite or ornate design

Examples of jewel box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The front hood area, which Curic calls a jewel box, is translucent and creates a feeling of transparency and light. Laura Burstein, Robb Report, 22 Aug. 2022 Even a teensy, tiny laundry room can feel like a jewel box with the right paint. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 22 June 2022 And then the house that Philip Johnson designed is like a jewel box. Darryn King, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2022 While Gleneagles in the country is a sprawling estate, the Townhouse is a four-story compact jewel box with 33 rooms, an all-day restaurant, rooftop bar, gym, spa and members’ only club. Shivani Vora, Robb Report, 18 July 2022 The Timken Museum — the jewel box of Balboa Park — is freshly polished both inside and out and ready to open. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2022 This little jewel box of a restaurant has only five tables, so plan ahead and make reservations., 21 June 2022 And the legendary designer's influence doesn't end there—the space is swathed in other Sister Parish Design fabrics, wallpapers, and collaboration pieces, resulting in a jewel box of a 400-square-foot apartment. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 5 Apr. 2022 Quite a lot, as a jewel box of a show at the Museum of Modern Art proves. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 9 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of jewel box

1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of jewel box was in 1552

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25 Aug 2022

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“Jewel box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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