Burnisher

Bur"nish*er

(), n. 1. One who burnishes.
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2. A tool with a hard, smooth, rounded end or surface, as of steel, ivory, or agate, used in smoothing or polishing by rubbing. It has a variety of forms adapted to special uses.
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Bur"noose

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Bur"nous

} (), n. [Ar. burnus a kind of high-crowned cap: cf. F. bournous, burnous, Sp. al-bornoz, a sort of upper garment, with a hood attached.] 1. A cloaklike garment and hood woven in one piece, worn by Arabs.
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2. A combination cloak and hood worn by women.

[Variously written bournous, bernouse, bornous, etc.]

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