Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In decorative art, especially in ceramics, a grayish-green color thought to resemble that of the superior kinds of jade.
- adj. of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
“I suppose it was wrong of me, but late last night I responded to this challenge with my soft jade-green colored pencil: “Speak for yourself!””
“Sharon grabbed for her jade-green robe as she scurried out of bed and went flying into the hallway.”
“A beautiful Choice proof with lovely golden-brown, jade-green, honey-gold, and lilac-gray toning.”
“The screen showed a blurred figure wearing a jade-green robe in the style of the other members of the community.”
“Crossroads of Twlight and Knife of Dreams' UK hardcovers had similar art with just a different colour red and jade-green, whilst The Gathering Storm had the same layout but a threatening use of clouds in the background.”
“Her mother, a pin-thin woman wearing jade-green raw-silk pants, tapered at the ankle, and a matching Nehru-style jacket, walked to the door.”
“Only this time it was a disappointment, as the jade-green paddies looked no closer than the first glimpse, and it was now 3: 30 in the afternoon.”
“Slowly, the snake uncoils; fluidly as a golden stream, it slips away into the jade-green of the garden understory, and who knows where it went?”
“Only this time it was a disappointment, as the jade-green paddies looked no closer than the first glimpse, and it was now 3:30 in the afternoon.”
“All emotion vanished except for the need to keep his jade-green eyes focused on her, his gaze sun and moon and whirling Earth.”
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