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Example sentences for "furbishing"

Lexicographically close words:
fuori; fur; furbelows; furbish; furbished; furca; furcate; furcula; furder; furent
  1. Latin and literature, I would find in him a sufficiently plausible mask for that immense Unknown with a strange taste for furbishing up older plays.

  2. By the miracle of genius he MAY have found time and developed inclination, to begin by furbishing up older plays for a company of actors: he did it extremely well, but what a quaint taste for a courtier and scholar!

  3. The carpenters and gilders and painters were busily at work, painting and furbishing up the ornaments; but the scene brought forcibly to the minds of the travellers the preparations for a new play at a theatre.

  4. Workmen also crowded the churches, furbishing up gilt candlesticks, refreshing the features of saints, adding rubies to their faded lips and lustre to their eyes, cleaning and polishing in all directions.

  5. He's been furbishing it up while in the parlor, and swears he will seriously damage you with it.

  6. He sat in the shade of a mulberry tree near his cabin furbishing his musket for the next company inspection, and stopping now and then to observe the sportive pranks of a domesticated raccoon.

  7. Beltane was leaning half out of the casement, of the which fact who so unconscious as Giles, busily furbishing armour and bascinet.

  8. The afternoon and evening were devoted to a thorough review and furbishing of weapons, many of which had suffered from exposure and neglect during the press of building and of sickness.

  9. Mariana called for the old dame, who, as usual, was occupied in furbishing the changeful materials of the playhouse wardrobe for the service of the play next to be acted.

  10. Could Melina have seen into his heart, he would have urged him more pressingly to lay out a sum of money in liberating these scattered fragments, in furbishing them up, and again combining them into a beautiful whole.

  11. And now there came a time of stir and bustle, of furbishing of arms and clang of hammer from all the southland counties.

  12. He was furbishing it with a chamois leather, and caressing it with words.

  13. Jacob and I were in the barracks trying to sleep when the old man burst in upon us with the remark I have set down, and as he spoke he began furbishing up his rifle with unusual care.

  14. Once during the afternoon the colonel passed near where I was furbishing up my rifle, and halted to say: "The lieutenant and I count on leaving the fort shortly before midnight.

  15. Blumenfeldt was decorating the church, Samson Rawdy was furbishing up all his vehicles and had hired supplementary ones from New Sanderson.

  16. Ellen was vigorously furbishing my steel cuirass, the polish of which was soiled by the fire that was kindled upon it the day before by order of Neroweg, the Terrible Eagle and powerful king of the Franks.

  17. If we were not so much pressed for time," Ellen answered, "we would have succeeded in furbishing off this black spot.

  18. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "furbishing" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.