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Definition of Jadelike
1. resembling jade (a green gemstone) [adj]
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Literary usage of Jadelike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"... carved of shell or a jadelike mineral, either for wearing on the breast or for piercing the cartilage of the nose, or th>' lower lip, or the lobe of the ..."
2. China and the Roman Orient: Researches Into Their Ancient and Mediæval by Friedrich Hirth (1885)
"The pearl, it is true, is said to owe its jadelike colour to the saliva of a bird (Q 24), but I can find no allusion to its being a balsam. ..."
3. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"... carved of shell or a jadelike mineral, either for wearing on the breast or for piercing the cartilage of the nose, or the lower lip, or the lobe of the ..."
4. A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the by Frank Brinkley, Dairoku Kikuchi (1915)
"As for the "curved jewels," which appear on so many occasions, the mineral jade, or jadelike stone, of which many of them were made, has never been met ..."
5. Society in China by Robert Kennaway Douglas (1894)
"... and to bestow your honourable daughter on my slavish son, that the pair may be bound together with silken threads, and be united in jadelike joy. ..."
6. Ethnographia brazileira by Sílvio Romero (1888)
"... etc., fabricados de materias diversas, e especialmente de uma pedra verde, semelhante ao jade, of green jadelike material, diz o Dr. Mason. ..."