expolish

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Latin expolire. See polish.

VerbEdit

expolish (third-person singular simple present expolishes, present participle expolishing, simple past and past participle expolished)

  1. (obsolete, nonce word) To polish thoroughly.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 16:49