jasper

Part of speech: noun

An opaque, colored quartz.

Share it on:

Usage examples "jasper":

  1. I am ever so sorry for you, Jasper, but I cannot help myself; I really cannot. - "A Very Naughty Girl", L. T. Meade.
  2. Winged with feathers, tipped with jasper, Swift flew Hiawatha's arrow, Just as Megissogwon, stooping, Raised a heavy stone to throw it. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  3. He swung round to Jasper again. - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.