jewel case

noun
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:
1855–60

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jewel case or jewel box
 
n
1.  a box, usually ornamental, in which jewels are kept
2.  a plastic case for a compact disc
 
jewel box or jewel box
 
n

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Example sentences
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.
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