Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAMILY JEWELS

In the Bracondale family jewels she took but little interest.

By the bye, has Mr. Arnold ever said anything to you about the family jewels?

The beds about Cape May were meant to supply the family table, not the family jewels.

I have, however, at my poor house in Gloucestershire, my family jewels.

He is not one of their family jewels to be locked up in their cases.

They were family jewels, and were worth over a thousand dollars.

All the family jewels, so to speak, hung about her pretty figure.

Whether I shall get interested in his family jewels is another matter.

The family jewels are not all gone to the pawnbroker's, as is generally believed.

They were very handsomely dressed, and wore their family jewels.