Origin of jade1
Related formsjade·like, adjective
Definition for jade (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), jad·ed, jad·ing.
Origin of jade2
Related formsjad·ish, adjectivejad·ish·ly, adverbjad·ish·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for jade
The result is a jade green soup that is smooth and gently tonic.
In 1996 the demand got so overwhelming that I made [Jade and Pearl] my focus.
Starita first opened Jade and Pearl in 1974, but always maintained it as a side project while holding down full-time jobs.
After Mrs. Butterfield retreats upstairs, she goes to have sex with her husband, only to realize that Jade has her diaphragm.What the New ‘Endless Love’s Fireplace Sex Scene Is Missing|Sujay Kumar|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jade McCauley, a deputy sheriff came into the room at that moment.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Putting the three in a triangle, he balanced the jade box on them.Huntingtower|John Buchan
"The jade you have got behind you has told you who I am, I see," replied Fogg.The Lancashire Witches|William Harrison Ainsworth
He cared more for his curio-cases filled with smaller imported bronzes, Venetian glass, and Chinese jade.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser
Humboldt also gives an Aztec hatchet of green feldspath or jade, which has incised figures on its surface.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume IV|Hubert Howe Bancroft
“The lady has some jade of mine,” returned Ling Foo, placidly.The Pagan Madonna|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for jade (1 of 2)
- a semiprecious stone consisting of either jadeite or nephrite. It varies in colour from white to green and is used for making ornaments and jewellery
- (as modifier)jade ornaments
- the green colour of jade
- (as modifier)a jade skirt