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jewel box

noun
2.
a hinged plastic case for the storage of a compact disc.
Origin of jewel box
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • The first noticeable thing about "Pearls of Thought" is that the "pearls" are offered in a jewel-box of printing and binding.

    Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou
  • Why should it not be "up the spout," instead of in a jewel-box?

    The Lightning Conductor Discovers America C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  • I put on my overcoat, and my mackintosh over that, and seizing Rosa's jewel-box, I followed the crowd.

    The Ghost Arnold Bennett
  • All of which led her suddenly to make sure of the jewel-box.

    Nobody Louis Joseph Vance
  • She crumpled the note fiercely, put it carefully into her jewel-box, and refused to see him.

    Spiritual Adventures Arthur Symons
  • The silence of the night shut down like the lid of a jewel-box.

    Thorley Weir E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
  • "I'm going to fill my jewel-box as Daisy did, and learn to cook," added Lotty.

    Spinning-Wheel Stories Louisa May Alcott
  • I stretched myself on the saloon cushions, making a pillow of the jewel-box.

    The Ghost Arnold Bennett
  • Mrs. Clifford put the nail in her jewel-box, and I dare say it may be there to this day.

  • She also gave him her jewel-box, to be presented to her mother-in-law.

    The Book of Noodles W. A. Clouston

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