Gemmed
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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  • gemmed — adjective Decorated with (something resembling gems) …   Wiktionary

  • gemmed — adjective covered with beads or jewels or sequins • Syn: ↑beady, ↑jeweled, ↑jewelled, ↑sequined, ↑spangled, ↑spangly • Similar to: ↑adorned, ↑decorated …   Useful english dictionary

  • beaded beady bejeweled bejewelled bespangled gemmed jeweled jewelled sequined spangled spangly — decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gemming — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amanita gemmata — Taxobox name = Gemmed mushroom image caption = A young gemmed mushroom; due to dry and warm conditions, the hat is rather pale. regnum = Fungi divisio = Basidiomycota classis = Agaricomycetes subclassis = Hymenomycetes ordo = Agaricales familia …   Wikipedia

  • Sphinx geminus — Taxobox name = Gemmed Sphinx image width = 250px image caption = Sphinx geminus , adult regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Sphingidae genus = Sphinx species = S. geminus binomial = Sphinx geminus… …   Wikipedia

  • beaded — eaded adj. 1. imp. & p. p. of {bead}, v. t. & i.. [WordNet 1.5] 2. covered with beads or jewels or sequins. Syn: beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly. [WordNet 1.5] 3. appearing as if… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedaubed — decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespangled — espangled adj. covered with beads or jewels or sequins. Syn: beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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