or jeweller noun Date: 14th century 1. one who makes or repairs jewelry 2. one who deals in jewelry, precious stones, watches, and usually silverware and china

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  • Jeweler — Jew el*er (j[=u] [e^]l*l[ e]r or j[udd] [e^]l*l[ e]r), n. [Cf. F. joaillier.] One who makes, or deals in, jewels, precious stones, and similar ornaments. [Written also {jeweller}.] [1913 Webster] {Jeweler s gold}. See under {Gold}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jeweler — (n.) also jeweller, late 14c. (mid 14c. as a surname, Alice la Jueler), from Anglo Fr. jueler, from O.Fr. juelier (Mod.Fr. joaillier), from joel (see JEWEL (Cf. jewel)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jeweler — or jeweller [jo͞o′əl ər, jo͞ol′ər] n. [ME jueler < OFr joieleor < joel: see JEWEL] a person who makes, deals in, or repairs jewelry, watches, etc …   English World dictionary

  • jeweler — /jooh euh leuhr/, n. a person who designs, makes, sells, or repairs jewelry, watches, etc.; a person who deals in jewels. Also, esp. Brit., jeweller. [1300 50; ME jueler < AF jueler, MF juelier. See JEWEL, ER2] * * * …   Universalium

  • jeweler — noun /ˈdʒuːələ,ˈdʒuːəlɚ/ A person whose job is making, repairing or selling jewelry. See Also: jewel, jewellery, jewelry …   Wiktionary

  • jeweler — Synonyms and related words: baker, bookdealer, bookseller, butcher, chandler, clothing merchant, confectioner, draper, drysalter, fishmonger, fishwife, florist, footwear merchant, fruiterer, furnisher, furrier, greengrocer, grocer, groceryman,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Jeweler — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. goldsmith, silversmith, diamond setter, gem dealer, gemologist, watchmaker, horologist, lapidary; see also artist 2 , craftsman …   English dictionary for students

  • jeweler — jew|el|er [ dʒuələr ] noun count someone who makes, repairs, or sells jewelry and other objects made of valuable metal and stones …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jeweler — jew·el·er || dÊ’uː(É™)lÉ™(r) n. one who repairs jewelry; one who creates jewelry; on who sells jewelry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jeweler — n lapidary, engraver, glyptographer, gemol ogist; craftsman, artist, watchmaker, horologist …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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