jaspery

[jas-puh-ree]

Origin of jaspery

First recorded in 1825–35; jasper1 + -y1
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Historical Examples of jaspery

  • Some of the compact lime stone in the bed of the creek exhibited a striped and jaspery texture.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • Some of the compact limestone in the bed of the creek exhibited a striped and jaspery texture.

    The American Indians

    Henry R. Schoolcraft