jewelled jewelled

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
  2. (n) a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
  3. (v) adorn or decorate with precious stones
  4. (adj) covered with beads or jewels or sequins

Usage(s):

  1. It will be circular, traversed by a Greek Cross, on the arms of which will rise jewelled chapels.
  2. Your handkerchief, likely as not, has an elephant embroidered in a corner; the jewelled ornament on your hat is a rhinestone studded elephant.
  3. Chains of office, jewelled Garter, sad embassy to the Queen of Scots, but from the bitter Polish Wars Elizabeth detained her darling.

News

  • Russian oligarch opens Faberge egg museum

    Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg on Tuesday opened a museum to display his glittering collection of Faberge eggs, once owned by the tsars, in the former imperial capital of Saint Petersburg. The new Faberge Museum located in the Shuvalov Palace in the city centre put on display nine of the eggs, once given as Easter gifts by the royal family, as well as thousands of jewelled objets d'art ...
    on November 19, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "She is literally in disguise, like a play," explains Swinton. "She is painted and dressed and jewelled and doesn't speak her own language and she doesn't even have her own name. She is acting her socks off and there is a time when one wants...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Tilda Swinton Source: Metro Canada - Toronto

  2. For example, in the first sentence of the novel, Colfer writes: "So far as we know ...... The Imperial Galactic Government decided, over a bucket of jewelled crabs one day, that a hyper-space expressway was needed in the unfashionable end of the...
    on Dec 5, 2009 By: Eoin Colfer Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  3. Other favourites included Colm Tóibín's Brooklyn ("A work of such skill, understatement and sly jewelled merriment could haunt you for life," Ali Smith warned in the Times Literary Supplement), JM Coetzee's Summertime ("Coetzee is back on...
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Ali Smith Source: guardian.co.uk

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