jewel box

noun
|Updated on: 26 Jul 2018

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

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1727

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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