- n. Plural form of burnisher.
“But the press turns into his boot burnishers whenever he struts out his tale of suffering.”
“The Colonel was unconsciously particular, as if men carried burnishers in their kit.”
“Many women are employed as filers, burnishers, polishers, finishers, &c. &c.; and they get from 6s. to 12s. per week.”
“The work of the finisher is not represented, but the brushes, the burnishers, the sprinklers and the wheel-shaped gilding tools hanging against the wall leave us no doubt as to their use.”
“After the ground is thus laid, the outline is sketched in on the rocked surface, which takes the pencil easily, and then with steel scrapers and burnishers the light and middle tints are worked down, leaving undisturbed the portions of the surface where the strongest blacks are to be.”
“On the whole, steel burnishers are the most convenient if in constant use.”
“Some fine peltries are to be seen in Italy, and there is a type of farming Englishman who wears a stiff set of burnishers projecting out round his face in a circular effect suggestive of a halo that has slipped down.”
“Through the half-opened door giving access to an inner room w e could see-in the midst of his molders, gilders, burnishers, and framers -- a little dark man with a beard, who looked up and hurriedly undid the strings of his working-apron.”
“The mother of the little boy, so she explained to him, was married to one of the burnishers in the factory; the other woman was her sister.”
“The Herbst method of filling consists in introducing and condensing tin in cavities by means of smooth, highly tempered steel engine or hand burnishers.”
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