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jade +‎ -ish


jadish (comparative more jadish, superlative most jadish)

  1. (of a horse) Vicious and ill-tempered, like a jade.
  2. (of a woman) unchaste
    • c. 1700, Roger L'Estrange, Seneca's Morals
      A skilful rider brings his horse to obedience by mingling fair means with foul ; whereas to be perpetually switching and spurring , makes him vicious and jadish

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for jadish in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)