jasper said, as if his father had invoked the name of a magical land.
jasper gazed at the photograph of the The Embers' spine with confusion and dismay.
To the pre-Harvey Milk generation, Robert Rauschenberg and jasper Johns defined the quiet cool of gay culture.
jasper Johns stands tall like a figure from The Great Gatsby in a casual suit.
Once the trailer was finished, Josh and jasper emailed the link to friends and family.
And nothing could be more respectful than jasper's manner and conversation.
You can imagine how surprised he was when he stopped and read jasper Jay's sign.
I love you too well to respect you, darling, replied jasper.
jasper rather approves of a flat, because he says there won't be any rates and taxes.
jasper rode on in silence for several minutes as if in doubt.
precious stone, c.1300, from Anglo-French jaspre, Old French jaspre, jaspe, from Latin iaspidem (nominative iaspis), from Greek iaspis "jasper," via an Oriental language (cf. Hebrew yashpeh, Akkadian yashupu).
masc. proper name, English form of Caspar or of Gaspar, the traditional name of one of the Three Kings. Said by Klein to be of Persian origin and meaning literally "treasure-holder." Used from 1896 for "a rustic simpleton."
(Heb. yashpheh, "glittering"), a gem of various colours, one of the twelve inserted in the high priest's breast-plate (Ex. 28:20). It is named in the building of the New Jerusalem (Rev. 21:18, 19). It was "most precious," "clear as crystal" (21:11). It was emblematic of the glory of God (4:3).