Definition of Honing

1. Verb. (present participle of hone) ¹



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Definition of Honing

1. hone [v] - See also: hone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honing

honeyworts
hong
hong bao
hong kong
hongbao
hongi
hongied
hongies
hongiing
honging
hongis
hongs
hongshiite
hongweibing
honied
honing (current term)
honk
honk off
honked
honker
honkers
honkey
honkeys
honkie
honkies
honkin'
honking
honkingly
honkings
honks

Literary usage of Honing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomical Technology as Applied to the Domestic Cat: An Introduction to by Burt Green Wilder, Simon Henry Gage (1882)
"honing.—For honing, it is desirable to have two oil stones, one very fine for finishing, and one somewhat coarser for Turning knife. honing. Stropping. ..."

2. Teachers College Record by Columbia University. Teachers College (1900)
"A chest containing the following general tools and supplies retails at $750: saw, oil-stone, 2 honing strops, 6 auger bit gimlets, hatchet, oil can, ..."

3. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk by Francis Blomefield, Charles Parkin (1810)
"... gave two parts of the tithes of honing, and two parts of the tithes of a mill here, to that priory, which Bartholomew his son, who held 3 parts of a fee ..."

4. The Norfolk Antiquarian Miscellany edited by Walter Rye (1873)
"74: buried at honing. 1 March, 1727, set. 64: buried at honing. of Catfield, died of honing succeeded Benjamin Cubitt Thomas Cubitt, gent- 1762. ..."

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