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  • proper n. A female given name from the noun jewel, used since the end of the 19th century.
  • proper n. A male given name, a variant of Jewell, or from "jewel" like the female name.


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  • All in all, Smith's poetry is more jewel than Jewel, and it is some of the only rock star poetry that I consistently enjoy reading.

    John Lundberg: The Poetry of Patti Smith

  • The Street of the Jewel is also connected with a story full of love and its companion, despair.

    Six Months in Mexico

  • Wiretapping would require the government to disclose privileged “state secrets,” says the Department of Justice in Jewel v NSA, according to the foundation, which goes on:

    Obama backs ‘dragnet surveillance’

  • Jewel is upset with the scoundrel who charges an exorbitant fee, but takes him up on his challenge of testing the bed free of charge as long as he is in it with her.

    "The Brass Bed" by Jennifer Stevenson

  • But when I find myself in Jewel or Target or even (* GASP*) Wal*Mart in the months of July and August, I will slip these items into my cart with my regular purchases and remember that without the care and inspiration of a few wonderful public school teachers, I would be a small, sad human being.

    A bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils

  • I first read the Delany essay in Jewel-Hinged Jaw, and while I like his analysis of which sorts of sentences can be understood in various types of fiction, I interpret him as saying that SF has to conform to known science ( "The subjunctive level of s-f says that we must make our correction process in accord with what we know of the physically explainable universe.")

    Modernism And Modality Links

  • The second part of my question to Jewel is listed as "inaudible" in the transcript.

    Transcript of Jewel Staite Q&A at Dreamcon

  • "How late you are, papa," here broke in Jewel from her perch on her father's knee, where she was diligently searching his pockets.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • Jewel is quite well, Bert dear, but she is allowing General Benson to monopolize her attention; in fact, I sometimes fear that the mischief is beyond repair and that she is pledged to him.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • Manipur, which neighbors Myanmar, is called the Jewel of India for its paddy fields, lakes and green hills.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion


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