Definition of Burnishings
1. burnishing [n] - See also: burnishing
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Literary usage of Burnishings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1907)
"16 of the Summary Jurisdiction Act of 1879, even if an offence were committed, because burnishings are not allowed and affect work in sched. ..."
2. Hellenic Civilization by George Willis Bostsford (1915)
"... he will wear it to a wire with daily burnishings and oil- ngs. It is just like him, too, to obtain from the presidents of the Council by private ..."
3. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"It was much revised and amplified from the original draft,1 which is given in Forster's Life; and whilst all the additions and burnishings are for the ..."
4. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"... and burnishings which characterise ice-action. When tin- frozen masses were raised by thaws, ..."
5. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"If he has dedicated a brass ring in the temple of Asclepius, he will wear it to a wire with daily burnishings and ..."