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[joo-uh-ler] /ˈdʒu ə lər/
a person who designs, makes, sells, or repairs jewelry, watches, etc.; a person who deals in jewels.
Also, especially British, jeweller.
Origin of jeweler
1300-50; Middle English jueler < Anglo-French jueler, Middle French juelier. See jewel, -er2 Unabridged
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  • He spent evenings working with a jeweler who cleaned and repaired clocks and watches.
  • The next day they took the case which had held them to the jeweler whose name was in the cover.
  • As a former jeweler, she'd worked around dangerous chemicals before and understood the hazards of toxic fumes.
  • When working with these magic powders, use a jeweler's scale to weigh the exact measurements required.
  • We recommend having the watch battery replaced by a jeweler, as it is intentionally difficult to remove the back.
  • We recommend having a jeweler replace the battery in this watch.
  • In a small town with one jeweler, everyone might use the same time settings.
  • The jeweler presents to the department an invoice for the diamond ring showing it was sold to a wholesale jeweler.
  • To test the idea further, a series of tests was run in a jeweler's kiln.
British Dictionary definitions for jeweler


a person whose business is the cutting, polishing, or setting of gemstones or the making, repairing, or selling of jewellery
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for jeweler

also jeweller, late 14c. (mid-14c. as a surname, Alice la Jueler), from Anglo-French jueler, from Old French juelier (Modern French joaillier), from joel (see jewel).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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