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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finery  \Fin"er*y\,  n. 
  1.  Fineness;  beauty.  [Obs.] 
 
  Don't  choose  your  place  of  study  by  the  finery  of 
  the  prospects.  --I.  Watts. 
 
  2.  Ornament;  decoration;  especially,  excecially  decoration; 
  showy  clothes;  jewels. 
 
  Her  mistress'  cast-off  finery.  --F.  W. 
  Robertson 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  finery 
  n  :  especially  fine  or  decorative  clothing  [syn:  {array},  {raiment}, 
  {regalia}] 




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