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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Bez"el
The rim which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set.

Etymology: From an old form of F. biseau sloping edge, prob. fr. L. bis double. See Bi-

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A sloping edge on a cutting tool

From old French dialect biseau (“sloping edge”), variation on bijou (“jewel”), itself probably from Breton bisou, bizou (“ring worn on the finger”), from biz (“finger”).

Unrelated to similar bevel, which is of distinct French origin.

  1. The sloping edge or face on a cutting tool.
  2. The oblique side or face of a cut gem; especially the upper faceted portion of a brilliant (diamond), which projects from its setting.
  3. The rim and flange which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, such as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set; the collet.
  4. The panel that covers the front of a computer case, or the panel covering each drive bay that can be removed to install a removable drive that requires external access, such as a CD/DVD-ROM drive, which usually has its own preinstalled bezel.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bezel

Jay Bezel is a hip hop music rapping. Jay was given the name P. Corley III on April 13th, 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Jay is also known as The Philadelphia Beast, Bezel, Bezel the Beast, and Big Bezzy.


Fun Facts about the name Bezel

  • When was the first name Bezel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bezel is Wednesday, December 22nd, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Bezel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bezel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bezel: Your name in reverse order is Lezeb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eezbl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Bezel born Aug 13, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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