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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jew·el /ˈʤuəl, ˈʤul ||ˈʤʊ(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jew·el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jeweled or Jewelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Jeweling, or Jewelling.] To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels; to bejewel.
    The long gray tufts . . . are jeweled thick with dew.   --M. Arnold.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jew·el n.
 1. An ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel or precious stones as a part of its design.
 Plate of rare device, and jewels
 Of rich and exquisite form.   --Shak.
 2. A precious stone; a gem.
 3. An object regarded with special affection; a precious thing. “Our prince (jewel of children).”
 4. A bearing for a pivot a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone, as a ruby.
 Jewel block Naut., block at the extremity of a yard, through which the halyard of a studding sail is rove.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece
           of jewelry [syn: gem, precious stone]
      2: a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of
         jewelry [syn: gem]
      v : adorn or decorate with precious stones; "jeweled dresses"
          [syn: bejewel]
      [also: jewelling, jewelled]