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through-shine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From through- +‎ shine.

AdjectiveEdit

through-shine (comparative more through-shine, superlative most through-shine)

  1. (obsolete, rare) Translucent.

VerbEdit

through-shine (third-person singular simple present through-shines, present participle through-shining, simple past and past participle through-shone)

  1. (obsolete) To shine through.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, Folio Society 2006, vol. 1 p. 155:
      That mind which harboureth Philosophie, ought by reason of her sound health, make that bodie also sound and healthie: it ought to make her contenment to throughshine in all exteriour parts [...].