jewelry

[joo-uhl-ree]
noun
1.
articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment.
2.
any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like.
Also, especially British, jewellery.


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English juelrie < Anglo-French juelerie, equivalent to juel jewel + -erie -ery

Jewry, jury, jewelry.
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jewellery or (US) jewelry (ˈdʒuːəlrɪ)
 
n
1.  objects that are worn for personal adornment, such as bracelets, rings, necklaces, etc, considered collectively
2.  the art or business of a jeweller
 
jewelry or (US) jewelry
 
n

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Example sentences
There are also many gold and silver shops, though this is where stolen jewelry
  ends up.
IT is easy to spot the jewelry booths at crafts fairs.
Use jewelry to express your personality or, better yet, use your conversation.
While it's fashionable to decry the increase in gold prices, consumers can
  avoid this buy putting off jewelry purchases.
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