a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
adulteress, fornicatress, hussy, jade, loose woman, slut, strumpet, trollop(noun)
a woman adulterer
jade green, jade(noun)
a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
hack, jade, nag, plug(adj)
an old or over-worked horse
of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade(verb)
lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
"I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue(verb)
exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
"We wore ourselves out on this hike"
A color resembling that of jade; it varies from yellowish-green to bluish-green.
Origin: [F., fr. Sp. jade, fr. piedra de ijada stone of the side, fr. ijada flank, side, pain in the side, the stone being so named because it was supposed to cure this pain. Sp. ijada is derived fr. L. ilia flanks. Cf. Iliac.]
Origin: From jade, taken into general use in the 1970s.
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 mean or tired horse; a worthless nag
a disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man
a young woman; -- generally so called in irony or slight contempt
to treat like a jade; to spurn
to make ridiculous and contemptible
to exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labor of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass
to become weary; to lose spirit
Origin: [OE. jade; cf. Prov. E. yaud, Scot. yade, yad, yaud, Icel. jalda a mare.]
Jade is a fictional character, a superheroine in the DC Comics Universe who first appeared in All-Star Squadron #25. Known affectionately as "Jennie" or "Jen", she is the daughter of Alan Scott, the Golden Age Green Lantern. Her mother is Rose Canton, the Golden Age villain known as Thorn. Jennie-Lynn has a twin brother, Todd James Rice, who is the superhero Obsidian. Along with Obsidian, Jade was a founding member of Infinity, Inc. She has worked with both the Justice League and Justice Society of America, as well as most recently being a member and eventual leader of the Outsiders. She was also a member of the resurrected Green Lantern Corps after being given a spare power ring. She has been romantically linked with Hank King and with Green Lantern Kyle Rayner. She was the first female Green Lantern from Earth and was ranked 34th in Comics Buyer's Guide's "100 Sexiest Women in Comics" list.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jād, n. a mare, esp. an old and sorry one: a worthless nag: a woman—in contempt or irony.—v.t. to tire: to harass:—pr.p. jad′ing; pa.p. jad′ed.—adv. Jad′edly.—n. Jad′ery, the tricks of a jade.—adj. Jad′ish, worn out: vicious: unchaste—applied to a woman. [Scot. yad, yaud; Ice. jalda, a mare.]
jād, n. a dark-green stone used for ornamental purposes—applied both to jadeite and nephrite. [Fr.,—Sp. ijada, the flank—L. ilia. It was believed to cure pain of the side.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
is the common name of about 150 ornamental stones, but belongs properly only to nephrite, a pale grey, yellowish, or white mineral found in New Zealand, Siberia, and chiefly in China, where it is highly valued.
Is a type of natural crystal and rock consisting of a variety of different minerals.
Jade is currently mined to be used to create decorations and jewellery, perhaps in the future it will other uses and purposes.
The numerical value of jade in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of jade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.
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- jadeCatalan, Valencian
- Gaul, Jade, Klepper, Mähre, alter GaulGerman
- یشمی, یشم سبزPersian
- kuluttaa, jade, luuska, väsyä, kulua, väsyttää, jadenvihreäFinnish
- jáde, gebe, jádezöldHungarian
- giada, ronzinoItalian
- 翡翠, ヒスイJapanese
- 비취, 경옥Korean
- jadegroen, jadeDutch
- jadeNorwegian Nynorsk
- jadegrønn, jadeNorwegian
- żad, szkapa, chabetaPolish
- extenua, jad, mârțoagă, verde ca jadul, gloabă, obosi, epuizaRomanian
- нефрит, кляча, утомлять, жадеит, негодницаRussian
- rangi ya yakuti kijani, yakuti kijaniSwahili
- ngọc thạchVietnamese
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