Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Vicious and ill-tempered, like a jade.
  • adj. unchaste

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Vicious; ill-tempered; resembling a jade; -- applied to a horse.
  • adj. Unchaste; -- applied to a woman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Skittish; vicious: said of a horse.
  • Ill-conditioned; unchaste: said of a woman.

Etymologies

jade +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

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