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jewel case

a small box or chest, often lined in a soft fabric and fitted with compartments, designed to hold jewelry.
Also called jew·el box·.
Origin of jewel case
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for jewel case
  • The center-supporting hub should keep the disc from touching either side of the jewel case when it is closed.
  • The inside cover of the jewel case will contain instructions for the use of the disc.
  • Client chooses a paper sleeve, spindle, or jewel case for disc delivery.
British Dictionary definitions for jewel case

jewel case

a box, usually ornamental, in which jewels are kept
a plastic case for a compact disc
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