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Jade, vb. 1) to treat like a jade, to spurn, to kick: “the honourable blood of Lancaster must not be shed by such a --d groom,” H6B IV, 1, 52 (the spurious Qq “jady). to be thus --d by a piece of scarlet,” H8 III, 2, 280. “the ne'er yet beaten horse of Parthia we have --d out o'the field,” Ant. III, 1, 34.
2) to make appear like a jade, to make ridiculous and contemptible: “I do not now fool myself, to let imagination j. me,” Tw. II, 5, 178.
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