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- Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see family, jewels.
- (idiomatic, euphemistic) Testicles.
- The whole crowd cringed as he got hit right in the family jewels.
- 1971 July 5, R. Z. Sheppard, “Three's a Crowd”, in Time:
- But what do three testicles mean? A mystical trinity illuminating some absurd need to procreate? A symbol suggesting a metaphysic of pawnbroking? Likely as not, it is simply an animation of the familiar euphemism, "the family jewels."
- Family Jewels (Central Intelligence Agency): a set of reports on the CIA's illegal activities