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  • n. Plural form of emerald.

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Examples

  • During the travels of the group, later renamed the Black Patti Musical Comedy Company, accolades both written and tangible piled on her, and Jones was given many gifts from admirers, among them, a medal from President Hippolyte of Haiti, a bar of diamonds and emeralds from the citizens of St. Thomas, an emerald shamrock from the Irish people of Providence and a diamond tiara from the governor general of a West Indies island.

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  • (India) or basalt (the Haurán) and provided with small panes of glass set in emeralds where tin would be used by the vulgar.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The emeralds are the only pieces of value that I can, in good conscience, sell.

    Carolina Mist

  • Each of the emeralds was the size of her thumbnail at least, and the gold that anchored them was often in palm-sized plates.

    Elvenblood

  • In the possession of the Shah of Persia is a gold casket studded with emeralds, which is said to have the magic power of rendering the owner invisible as long as he remains celibate.

    Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages A Description of Mediaeval Workmanship in Several of the Departments of Applied Art, Together with Some Account of Special Artisans in the Early Renaissance

  • Her emeralds were the finest outside of Moscow, and she wore them all.

    Beauty and the Beast: and Tales of Home

  • Continental Mobiles has unveiled the world's first iPhone set in VS1 quality diamonds and emeralds, which is a fascinating stone that possesses a pure verdant green hue.

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  • They developed a long-distance system for the exchange of sumptuary goods of religious character, such as emeralds, gold jewelry, fine textiles, and fine seashells, as well as war slaves.

    G. The Americas, 1000-1525

  • Aladdin walked amongst the trees and gazed upon them and other things which surprised the sight and bewildered the wits, and as he considered them, he saw that in lieu of common fruits the produce was of mighty fine jewels and precious stones, such as emeralds and diamonds, rubies, spinels, and balases, pearls and similar gems, astounding the mental vision of man.

    Tehran Winter

  • Age, that Alaeddin walked amongst the trees and gazed upon them and other things which surprised the sight and bewildered the wits; and, as he considered them, he saw that in lieu of common fruits the produce was of mighty fine jewels and precious stones, [FN#94] such as emeralds and diamonds; rubies, spinels and balasses, pearls and similar gems astounding the mental vision of man.

    Arabian nights. English

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