Synonyms for jade
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JADE
A man who entrusts his heart to a woman has a jade for his banker.
That jade of yours, Toinette, has grown more insolent than ever.
Then round about him the Herd Boy saw forests of chrysophrase and trees of jade.
The jade had to come to him, at last, completely subdued, as in the “Taming of the Shrew.”
I held the crystal globe in one hand and the jade talisman in the other.
To make ye a poor Rogue as long as you live, like a Jade as you are.
She is virtuous and constant; Ardelia is a jade capable of heartless treachery.
From the mirror Cassy went to a table and, from a jade platter, took a ring.
The Master said, 'Courtesy, courtesy,' is the cry; but are jade and silk the whole of courtesy?
Often there is a green which can only be matched by jade or emerald.
ornamental stone, 1721, earlier iada (1590s), from French le jade, error for earlier l'ejade, from Spanish piedra de (la) ijada (1560s), "stone of colic, pain in the side" (jade was thought to cure this), from Vulgar Latin *iliata, from Latin ilia (plural) "flanks, kidney area" (see ileum).