What does the word pearl mean?

Usage examples for pearl

  1. She still possessed the pearl necklace and other ornaments of more prosperous days, and on festal occasions they did not remain in a chest. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The sea lay around them at dawn like a sheet of pearl- it was very empty but for the gulls' wings beating to and fro out of the mist. – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  3. Country life will make another woman out of you and Pearl will like it. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field