He also praised new comedy Trophy Wife as a “jewel of a show.”
For dinner, Sidney Street Café, the jewel in St. Louis' culinary crown.
Bryan Curtis on how Darius Rucker, Kid Rock, and jewel conquered country.
She is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, most recently, Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's jewel Box.
jewel has gone country, perhaps sensing her hardscrabble youth was wasted on folk rock.
I should like you to come with me into my study, jewel, for a few minutes.
It is not well that such a jewel should be hidden in this grey casket.
That evening, in Mr. Evringham's library, jewel wrote the letter.
The world welcomes you; and, through me, it places in your hands this jewel.
If I can only deposit it safely in His Heart before another sees it and robs me of my jewel, all will be well.
late 13c., "article of value used for adornment," from Anglo-French juel, Old French jouel "ornament, jewel" (12c.), perhaps from Medieval Latin jocale, from Latin jocus "pastime, sport," in Vulgar Latin "that which causes joy" (see joke (n.)). Another theory traces it to Latin gaudium, also with a notion of "rejoice" (see joy).
Sense of "precious stone" developed early 14c. Meaning "beloved person, admired woman" is late 14c. Colloquial family jewels "testicles" is from 1920s, but jewel as "testicle" dates to late 15c.