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jade 1

 (jād)
n.
1. Either of two distinct minerals, nephrite and jadeite, that are generally pale green or white and are used mainly as gemstones or in carving.
2. A carving made of jade.
3. Jade green.

[French (le) jade, (the) jade, alteration of (l')ejade, from Spanish (piedra de) ijada, flank (stone) (from the belief that it cured renal colic), from Vulgar Latin *īliāta, from Latin īlia, pl. of īlium, flank.]

jade adj.

jade 2

 (jād)
n. Archaic
1. A broken-down or useless horse; a nag.
2. A woman regarded as promiscuous.
3. An outgoing, often flirtatious girl.

[Middle English, cart-horse, nag; perhaps akin to Swedish dialectal jälda, mare, possibly of Finno-Ugric origin and akin to Erzya (Finno-Ugric language of Russia) el'd'e and Moksha (Finno-Ugric language of Russia) jäl'd'ä, mare.]

jade

(dʒeɪd)
n
1. (Minerals)
a. 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
b. (as modifier): jade ornaments.
2.
a. the green colour of jade
b. (as modifier): a jade skirt.
[C18: from French, from Italian giada, from obsolete Spanish piedra de ijada colic stone (literally: stone of the flank, because it was believed to cure renal colic); ijada, from Vulgar Latin īliata (unattested) flanks, from Latin īlia, plural of īlium; see ileum]
ˈjadeˌlike adj

jade

(dʒeɪd)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) an old overworked horse; nag; hack
2. derogatory or facetious a woman considered to be ill-tempered or disreputable
vb
to exhaust or make exhausted from work or use
[C14: of unknown origin]
ˈjadish adj
ˈjadishly adv
ˈjadishness n

jade1

(dʒeɪd)

n.
1. either of two minerals, jadeite or nephrite, sometimes green, highly esteemed as an ornamental stone for carvings, jewelry, etc.
2. an object, as a carving, made from either mineral.
3. Also called jade′ green′. green, varying from bluish green to yellowish green.
[1585–95; < French < Italian giada < obsolete Sp (piedra de) ijada (stone of) colic < Vulgar Latin *iliata= Latin īli(a) flanks (see ilium) + -ata -ate1; so called because supposed to cure nephritic colic]
jade′like`, adj.

jade2

(dʒeɪd)

n., v. jad•ed, jad•ing. n.
1. a worn-out, broken-down, worthless, or vicious horse.
2. a disreputable, ill-tempered, or indiscreet woman.
v.t., v.i.
3. to make or become dull, worn-out, or weary, as from overwork or overuse.
[1350–1400]

jade

(jād)
A hard mineral that is pale green or white and is often used as a gemstone. Jade usually forms within metamorphic rocks.

jade


Past participle: jaded
Gerund: jading

Imperative
jade
jade
Present
I jade
you jade
he/she/it jades
we jade
you jade
they jade
Preterite
I jaded
you jaded
he/she/it jaded
we jaded
you jaded
they jaded
Present Continuous
I am jading
you are jading
he/she/it is jading
we are jading
you are jading
they are jading
Present Perfect
I have jaded
you have jaded
he/she/it has jaded
we have jaded
you have jaded
they have jaded
Past Continuous
I was jading
you were jading
he/she/it was jading
we were jading
you were jading
they were jading
Past Perfect
I had jaded
you had jaded
he/she/it had jaded
we had jaded
you had jaded
they had jaded
Future
I will jade
you will jade
he/she/it will jade
we will jade
you will jade
they will jade
Future Perfect
I will have jaded
you will have jaded
he/she/it will have jaded
we will have jaded
you will have jaded
they will have jaded
Future Continuous
I will be jading
you will be jading
he/she/it will be jading
we will be jading
you will be jading
they will be jading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jading
you have been jading
he/she/it has been jading
we have been jading
you have been jading
they have been jading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jading
you will have been jading
he/she/it will have been jading
we will have been jading
you will have been jading
they will have been jading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jading
you had been jading
he/she/it had been jading
we had been jading
you had been jading
they had been jading
Conditional
I would jade
you would jade
he/she/it would jade
we would jade
you would jade
they would jade
Past Conditional
I would have jaded
you would have jaded
he/she/it would have jaded
we would have jaded
you would have jaded
they would have jaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jade - a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polishjade - a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
opaque gem - a gemstone that is opaque
2.jade - a woman adultererjade - a woman adulterer      
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication
3.jade - a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish greenjade - a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
green, viridity, greenness - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
4.jade - an old or over-worked horsejade - an old or over-worked horse    
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Verb1.jade - lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop - grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
poop out, conk out, peter out, run down, run out - use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; "At the end of the march, I pooped out"
retire, withdraw - lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
2.jade - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stressjade - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
indispose - cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed"
exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up, beat - wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
overfatigue, overtire, overweary - tire excessively
Adj.1.jade - of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue

jade

noun
A vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety:
Slang: floozy.
verb
To diminish the strength and energy of:
Translations
حَجَر كريم صَلْب
jadeitjadeitový
jade
jade
gebejádejádezöldzöld nefrit
jaîi
nefritas
nefrīts
jadeitjadeitový
yeşim

jade

1 [dʒeɪd]
A. N (= stone) → jade m
B. ADJ (also jade-green) → verde jade
C. CPD [statue, carving, necklace] → de jade

jade

2 [dʒeɪd] N
1. (= horse) → rocín m
2. (o.f.) (= woman) → mujerzuela f

jade

[ˈdʒeɪd]
n (= stone) → jade m
modif [ring, earrings, brooch] → de jade

jade

1
n (= stone)Jade m or f; (= colour)Jadegrün nt
adjJade-; (colour) → jadegrün; a jade necklaceeine Jadekette, eine Kette aus Jade

jade

2
n (old)
(= horse)Schindmähre f (old), → Klepper m (old)
(= loose woman)Weibsbild nt, → Weibsstück nt; (= pert girl)freches or keckes Weibsbild

jade

[dʒeɪd]
1. n (stone) → giada; (colour) (also jade green) → verde m giada inv
2. adj (statue, carving, necklace) → di giada (also jade-green) → verde giada inv

jade

(dʒeid) noun, adjective
(of) a type of hard stone, usually green in colour. a piece of jade; jade ornaments.
References in classic literature ?
The next morning she came to see me; she did what she could to comfort me, but she saw that was to no purpose; however, as she said, to sink under the weight was but to increase the weight; she immediately applied herself to all the proper methods to prevent the effects of it, which we feared, and first she found out the two fiery jades that had surprised me.
I put the constable in mind that I had broke no doors, nor carried anything away; and when I came to the justice, and pleaded there that I had neither broken anything to get in, nor carried anything out, the justice was inclined to have released me; but the first saucy jade that stopped me, affirming that I was going out with the goods, but that she stopped me and pulled me back as I was upon the threshold, the justice upon that point committed me, and I was carried to Newgate.
The hand that was laid on his shoulder was now placed on the lips of a person with an ebony skin, with eyes of jade and with an astrakhan cap on his head: the Persian
Tis she hath given me this jewel, The jade of my delight; But this red jewel-jade that smoulders, To my desire doth add more fuel, New charms to-night.
But then, you see, there's no two of them alike on the seas, and she's an uncommonly ticklish jade to load.
Below them was a rim of jade with a flower- pattern running round it--only the leaves were emeralds, and the blossoms were rubies sunk in the cool, green stone.
It is good, in discourse and speech of conversation, to vary and intermingle speech of the present occasion, with arguments, tales with reasons, asking of questions, with telling of opinions, and jest with earnest: for it is a dull thing to tire, and, as we say now, to jade, any thing too far.
Why won't you let me send you any of those jade or ivory things you are so fond of?
However, what she withheld from the infant, she bestowed with the utmost profuseness on the poor unknown mother, whom she called an impudent slut, a wanton hussy, an audacious harlot, a wicked jade, a vile strumpet, with every other appellation with which the tongue of virtue never fails to lash those who bring a disgrace on the sex.
and will bear with the pace of this poor jade, I shall be glad to ride on with you to the Warren, sir, and hold your horse when you dismount.