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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shone  \Shone\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Shine}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shine  \Shine\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shone}  (?  or  ?;  277) 
  (archaic  {Shined});  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Shining}.]  [OE.  shinen, 
  schinen  AS  sc[=i]nan;  akin  to  D.  schijnen  OFries 
  sk[=i]na,  OS  &  OHG.  sc[=i]nan,  G.  scheinen  Icel.  sk[=i]na, 
  Sw  skina,  Dan.  skinne,  Goth.  skeinan  and  perh.  to  Gr  ??? 
  shadow.  [root]157.  Cf  {Sheer}  pure,  and  {Shimmer}.] 
  1.  To  emit  rays  of  light;  to  give  light;  to  beam  with  steady 
  radiance;  to  exhibit  brightness  or  splendor;  as  the  sun 
  shines  by  day  the  moon  shines  by  night. 
  Hyperion's  quickening  fire  doth  shine.  --Shak. 
  God,  who  commanded  the  light  to  shine  out  of 
  darkness,  hath  shined  in  our  hearts,  to  give  the 
  light  of  the  knowledge  of  the  glory  of  God  in  the 
  face  of  Jesus  Cghrist.  --2  Cor.  iv 
  Let  thine  eyes  shine  forth  in  their  full  luster. 
  2.  To  be  bright  by  reflection  of  light;  to  gleam;  to  be 
  glossy;  as  to  shine  like  polished  silver. 
  3.  To  be  effulgent  in  splendor  or  beauty.  ``So  proud  she 
  shined  in  her  princely  state.''  --Spenser. 
  Once  brightest  shined  this  child  of  heat  and  air. 
  4.  To  be  eminent,  conspicuous,  or  distinguished;  to  exhibit 
  brilliant  intellectual  powers;  as  to  shine  in  courts;  to 
  shine  in  conversation. 
  Few  are  qualified  to  shine  in  company;  but  it  in 
  most  men's  power  to  be  agreeable.  --Swift. 
  {To  make},  or  {cause},  {the  face  to  shine  upon},  to  be 
  propitious  to  to  be  gracious  to  --Num.  vi  25. 

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