Finery

Fin"er*y

(?), n. 1. Fineness; beauty. [Obs.]
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Don't choose your place of study by the finery of the prospects.
I. Watts.
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2. Ornament; decoration; especially, excecially decoration; showy clothes; jewels.
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Her mistress' cast-off finery.
F. W. Robertson.
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3. [Cf. Refinery.] (Iron Works) A charcoal hearth or furnace for the conversion of cast iron into wrought iron, or into iron suitable for puddling.
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