What does the word jade mean?

Usage examples for jade

  1. Now, when she was about to mount her horse Falada again, the Waiting- woman said, 'By rights, Falada belongs to me; this jade will do for you! – Snowdrop and Other Tales by Jacob Grimm Wilhelm Grimm
  2. Fortune favored us not, it seems; but mayhap that fickle jade will smile on our further contrivings. – Cedric, the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall
  3. I then hired a horse and a guide, and proceeded with Tom Rockets only as my companion, mounted on rather a sorry jade, towards Hampton. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston