[joo-uh l-ree] /ˈdʒu əl ri/
articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment.
any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like.
late 14c., juelrye “precious ornaments, jewel work,” from Old French juelerye, from jouel (see jewel). In modern use it can be analyzed as jewel + -ery or jeweler + -y (1). Also jewellery.
The longer is the commercial & popular form, the shorter the rhetorical & poetic. [Fowler]
[joo-uh l] /ˈdʒu əl/ noun 1. a cut and polished precious stone; gem. 2. a fashioned ornament for personal adornment, especially of a precious metal set with gems. 3. a precious possession. 4. a person or thing that is treasured, esteemed, or indispensable. 5. a durable bearing used in fine timepieces and other delicate instruments, […]
[joo-uh l-weed] /ˈdʒu əlˌwid/ noun 1. any of several plants of the genus Impatiens, especially I. capensis, having orange-yellow flowers spotted with reddish brown, or I. pallida, having yellow flowers sometimes spotted with brownish red.
[joo-it] /ˈdʒu ɪt/ noun 1. Sarah Orne [awrn] /ɔrn/ (Show IPA), 1849–1909, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
[joo-is] /ˈdʒu ɪs/ noun, Older Use: Usually Offensive. 1. a term used to refer to a Jewish girl or woman. /ˈdʒuːɪs/ noun 1. (often offensive) a Jewish girl or woman n. late 14c. (late 13c. as a surname), from Old French jüiesse, fem. of jüif (see Jew). a woman of Hebrew birth, as Eunice, the […]