family jewels

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n family jewels external male sex organs
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Usage

In literature:

Position, money, family jewels, and all that sort of thing.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
Sissy had five thousand pounds and a small portion of the family jewels, which were very splendid.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878." by Various
Not jewels, because my father kept the family diamonds at the bank.
"The Woman's Way" by Charles Garvice
At dusk she began hanging on the Family Jewels.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
He received the name of Janamani or 'Jewel among men,' which the family still bear.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
They would probably help in some trying time in the future to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
One room also contains a very rich collection of gems, priceless relics of the Medici family set in jewels.
"Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo" by W. Cope Devereux
Madame de Fleury is wearing Madeleine's family jewels!
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
My child, I said they were family jewels, and so they were.
"Fernley House" by Laura E. Richards
The beds about Cape May were meant to supply the family table, not the family jewels.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
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In news:

As recently as a decade ago, the word "heirloom" was used to describe jewels, furniture or handicrafts — one-of-a-kind items of uncommon quality or design — that were passed down by families over generations.
The network president speaks with THR about "Sopranos" reruns, canceling "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" and the AMC show he wishes were on his air.
Family-owned Designer Jewelers, 18 Lyman St (The Westborough Shopping Center), Westborough, has joined with the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots this holiday season in the spirit of giving.
Jewel 's family and friends all miss her very much, but feel much peace knowing she is with her heavenly father.
Founded 81 years ago in Cleveland, Alson Jewelers is a fourth-generation family business.
The family-owned jeweler's second store will be a 7,000-square-foot location in what will soon be the Von Maur wing of the mall in Victor.
Mitchell 's Jewelry, established in 1981, is a family-owned and operated independent jeweler.
On a cold and rainy Saturday morning Oct 27, 167 people, many dressed in costume, supported the first Trick or Trot 5K Family Fun Run, benefiting the Cody Jewell Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Nick Simmons is a musician and star of Gene Simmons Family Jewels reality show.
No matter what you're doing, protecting the family jewels should always be on your mind.
Ruby Jewell Pickett age 89 of Glasgow passed away Thursday November 1, 2012 in Ann Arbor Michigan surrounded by her loving family.
Mayme Jewell McMurtry Pugh , 92, of Paducah, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday at 6:30 pm at her home, where she was surrounded by her loving and dedicated family.
Crown Jewels Stolen from Ghana's Royal Family .
Gene Simmons proposed to his long time girlfriend, actress Shannon Tweed, in the last episode of last season's 'Gene Simmons Family Jewels.
The eighth season of 'Gene Simmons Family Jewels' kicked off with flames tonight (May 28) on the A&E Network, as the Demon's new wife, Shannon Tweed, set his prized photo collection of previous sexual conquests on fire.
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