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Jade (verb neuter)

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To Jade. v.n. To lose spirit; to sink.

Many offer at the effects of friendship, but they do not last: they are promising in the beginning, but they fail and jade and tire in the prosecution. South's Sermons.

Sources: South, Robert (142)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Jade (verb neuter)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 6, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=3514.


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