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English citations of jaden
Adjective: "(rare) made of, resembling, or pertaining to jade"
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- 1929, P. N. Krassnoff, The Amazon of the Desert, The White House (1929), page 55:
- "Yes, dear Uncle Vania, and not only labradorit, but jaden lapis lazuli, horn-stone, all lie here under your very nose."
- 1988, Florian C. Reiter, "The Visible Divinity: The Sacred Icon in Religious Taoism", Nachrichten der Gesellschaft für Natur- und Völkerkunde Ostasiens (NOAG), Issue 144, page 66:
- They were led by white rays to a spot where they found a jaden figure of Lao-tzu buried in the ground.
- 2000, Curtis Dean Smith, "The Dream of Ch'ou-ch'ih: Su Shih's Awakening", [Taiwanese journal], Volume 18, Issue 1, June 2000, page 275:
- The jaden maiden's window is empty, all ways are clear.
2001 15 March, Adrian Tuddenham, “Re: Far out man”, uk.comp.sys.mac, Usenet:
- I suppose you could regard 'wood' as an abbreviation for 'wood-coloured', just as 'jade' really means 'jade coloured'. If they described the computer as 'jaden' they would be in trouble with the Trade Descriptions Act - and 'jaded' would be equally untrue.
- 2007, Nathan Redman, "Ave", in Bloodwork: Poems, Xulon Press (2007), page 327:
- O Ruby Rose on Jasmine Leaf and Jaden Rod!
- 2013, Hans Ulrich Vogel, Marco Polo Was in China: New Evidence from Currencies, Salts and Revenues, Brill (2013), ISBN 9789004231931, page 114:
- A red stamp was impressed on the notes by means of the jaden state seal, the āl, with which the rulers were invested.