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French polish

noun

Simple Definition of French polish

  • : a kind of liquid (called a varnish) that is used on wood to make it shiny

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of French polish

British

  1. :  a kind of liquid (called a varnish) that is used on wood to make it shiny

Word by Word Definitions

polishplay
  1. :  to make smooth and glossy usually by friction :  burnish

    :  to smooth, soften, or refine in manners or condition

    :  to bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state :  perfect

  1. :  a smooth glossy surface :  luster

    :  freedom from rudeness or coarseness :  culture

    :  a state of high development or refinement


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