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family jewels

slang Male genitalia, especially the testicles. An allusion to the testes' role in producing offspring and thus maintaining the family line. When she heard he had an affair, she kicked him right in the family jewels.
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the (or your) family jewels

a man's genitals. informal
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family jewels

n. the testicles. (Jocular and euphemistic. They are necessary to produce a family.) Hey, careful of the family jewels!
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It is most likely to be understood as a family jewel - his family, that is, not hers: such jewelry belongs to the husband's patriline.
Together we are creating cutting edge, in-your-face fashions that were launched in the US at the Dussault Melrose store opening in November and Gene Simmons Family Jewels was there for the party.
Young bulls and rams are deprived of their family jewels which are fried and eatenGeoff Hill and Gary Walker are retracing CS Clancy's historic trip around the world.
We are still suffering from when his beloved Mrs Thatcher sold off the family jewels this was stated by one of her own MPs at the time.
Ensuring that no major valuables are left in the home can also thwart thieves bent on taking off with the family jewels.
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Marina And The Diamonds - Electra Heart Two years since Marina Diamandis' debut album The Family Jewels, all seemed a bit quiet until the single Radioactive was released late last year.
An assistant was serving another customer when Leo's bodyguards also entered Family Jewels.
Don't pawn the family jewels to back Manchester City at 2/5 to beat an in-form Reading side hunting their third top-flight scalp of the campaign.
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uk into what Brits would rescue from a house fire reveals we are more practical than sentimental with nearly half of us (46%) ditching photo albums and family jewels, for important documents such as house insurance.
The family jewels would not be sold off, that has been made clear to me from day one.
Did Arnaud LagardAre sell the family jewels a little early?