Gem Gem v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gemmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gemming}] 1. To put forth in the form of buds. ``Gemmed their blossoms.'' [R.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To adorn with gems or precious stones. [1913 Webster]

3. To embellish or adorn, as with gems; as, a foliage gemmed with dewdrops. [1913 Webster]

England is . . . gemmed with castles and palaces. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Gem — Gem, n. [OE. gemme precious stone, F. gemme, fr. L. gemma a precious stone, bud.] 1. (Bot.) A bud. [1913 Webster] From the joints of thy prolific stem A swelling knot is raised called a gem. Denham. [1913 Webster] 2. A precious stone of any kind …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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