Fur"bish (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furbished (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Furbishing.] [OE. forbischen, OF. forbir, furbir, fourbir, F. fourbir, fr. OHG. furban to clean. See -ish.]

To rub or scour to brightness; to clean; to burnish; as, to furbish a sword or spear.

Shak.

Furbish new the name of John a Gaunt. Shak.

 

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