Definition of jade:
- A disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man.
- A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag.
- A stone, commonly of a pale to dark green color but sometimes whitish. It is very hard and compact, capable of fine polish, and is used for ornamental purposes and for implements, esp. in Eastern countries and among many early peoples.
- A young woman; - generally so called in irony or slight contempt.
- To become weary; to lose spirit.
- To exhaust by overdriving or long- continued labor of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass.
- To make ridiculous and contemptible.
- To treat like a jade; to spurn.
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- gem (part of speech: noun)
- greenness (part of speech: noun)
- green (part of speech: adjective)
This being a time of change, when our thoughts are all unfixed and we have had rumours of the New Jerusalem, the side window of a fashionable jeweller's was devoted to tiny jade pigs, minute dolls, silver acorns, and other propitiators of luck which time and experience have tested.- "Waiting for Daylight", Henry Major Tomlinson.
- "Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ", Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes.
- "The Loudwater Mystery", Edgar Jepson.