jacinth

[ US /ˈdʒæsɪnθ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone
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  • About this she bound a fillet of brocade, purfled with pearls, jacinths and other jewels, from beneath which she let down two tresses327 each looped with a pendant of ruby, charactered with glittering gold, and she loosed her hair, as it were the sombrest night; and lastly she incensed herself with aloes-wood and scented herself with musk and ambergris, and Hubub said to her, “Allah save thee from the evil eye!” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • When he came out of the Hammam, he donned a rich robe, purfled with gold and embroidered with jewels and jacinths; and, setting the royal crown on his head, sat down on his throne of kingship and ordered the affairs of the folk, doing equal justice between strong and weak, and exacting from the prince the dues of the pauper; wherefore the people loved him with exceeding love. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences
  • LOVELOVE haha jacinth finally being taller than me haha cock eyed radha and her mascara piong spying on our class ianthopia Diary Entry
  • The names _hyacinth_, _jacinth_, and _jargoon_ are applied to red, yellow, and colorless zircon in the order as given. A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public
  • The zircon, hyacinth, jacinth, or jargoon belong to the tetragonal system of crystallization.
  • This he donned over his robes, and on his breast winked four lines of gems, three across; sardius, topaz and garnet, em­erald, sapphire and diamond; jacinthe, agate and amethyst; beryl, onyx and jasper, each gem inscribed with a name — one each for the Twelve Tribes of the Children of Yisra-el. Kushiel's Avatar
  • The floor was a mosaic of jacinth, spinel and sunstone. Wild Dreams of Reality, 5
  • They are also frequently and incorrectly called jacinth or hyacinth, terms which, as we have seen, should be reserved for yellow and red zircon, respectively. A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public
  • He gazed upon these pleasaunces and saw beyond a surging sea, dashing with clashing billows, and he ceased not to explore the palace right and left, till he ended at a pavilion builded with alternate courses, two bricks of gold and one of silver and jacinth and emerald and supported by four columns. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
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