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jade vb. (not pre-S.; 2 a 17th cent. sense)
1. lit. to make a jade of (a horse), hence, to exhaust, weary Ant. III. i. 34.
2. to befool Tw.N. II. v. 180* “to let imagination jade me,” H8 III. ii. 281* “To be thus jaded by a piece of scarlet.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 3.1
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 2.5
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