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jewelry (n.)

14世纪晚期, juelrye "珍贵的装饰品、珠宝作品",来自古法语 juelerye ,来自 jouel (见 jewel )。在现代的使用中,它可能是一种新的形成,可以分析为 jewel + -eryjeweler + -y (1)。另外 jewellery 。"商业&流行形式越长,修辞&诗意越短"[福勒]。

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Definitions of jewelry from WordNet

jewelry (n.)
an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems);
Synonyms: jewellery
From wordnet.princeton.edu