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a small usually round piece of plastic, glass, metal etc with a hole through it, that you put on a string or chain with other beads and wear as jewellery
a small object worn on a piece of jewellery
a metal object used for fastening a piece of jewellery, bag, belt etc
one of the flat sides of a jewel
to put a jewel or stone in a piece of jewellery
the metal part of a piece of jewellery that holds a stone or jewel in place
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a large silver cup or similar object given as a prize to the winner of a competition, especially...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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