jade

Definitions:

  • A broken-down or useless horse; a nag.
  • A woman regarded as promiscuous.
  • An outgoing, often flirtatious girl.
  • Either of two distinct minerals, nephrite and jadeite, that are generally pale green or white and are used mainly as gemstones or in carving.
  • A carving made of jade.
  • Jade green.
  • A tough compact stone, varying from nearly white to pale or dark green in color, much used in prehistoric times for weapons and utensils, and highly prized, especially in the East, for ornamental Carvings.
  • A mare, especially an old mare; any old or worn-out horse; a mean or sorry nag.
  • Hence A mean or worthless person, originally applied to either sex, but now only to a woman; a wench; a hussy; a quean: used opprobriously.
  • A young woman: used in irony or playfully.
  • To make a fool of; scorn.
  • To treat as a jade; kick or spurn.
  • To reduce to the condition of a jade; tire out; ride or drive without sparing; overdrive: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="jade">jade</internalXref> a horse.
  • To weary or fatigue, in general.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> and <em>Weary</em>, <em>Fatigue</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="tire">tire</internalXref>, <em>transitive verb</em>
  • To become weary; fail; give out.
  • To become weary; to lose spirit.
  • 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 color resembling that of jade{1}; it varies from yellowish-green to bluish-green.
  • 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, make dull, or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass.
  • A semiprecious stone either <xref>nephrite</xref> or <xref>jadeite</xref>, generally green or white in color, often used for carving figurines.
  • A grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones.
  • Of a grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones.
  • A horse too old to be put to work.
  • A woman, especially in contempt.
  • To <xref>tire</xref>, <xref>weary</xref> or <xref>fatigue</xref>
  • a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
  • lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
  • of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
  • exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
  • a woman adulterer
  • an old or over-worked horse
  • a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
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