French polish

noun

Definition of French polish

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

Word by Word Definitions

french play
  1. : to trim the meat from the end of the bone of (something, such as a chop)

  2. : to cut (green beans) in thin lengthwise strips before cooking

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of France, its people, or their language

  2. : of or relating to the overseas descendants of the French people

  1. : a Romance language that developed out of the Vulgar Latin spoken in northern and central Transalpine Gaul and that became the literary and official language of France

  2. : the French people

  3. : strong language

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

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

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

  1. : a smooth glossy surface : luster

  2. : freedom from rudeness or coarseness : culture

  3. : a state of high development or refinement

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Poland, the Poles, or Polish

  1. : the Slavic language of the Poles


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