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Jade or The Divine Stone

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Worn by the Indians as an amulet to preserve them from the bite of venomous animals, and to cure the gravel, epilepsy, etc. (Hill.)

“The conversation was interspersed by continual cups of tea drunk out of the most beautiful Chinese-ware, while the Ambar’s cup was of a green jade.”—Bonvalot: Across Thibet, chap. x. p. 252.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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