Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Shining brightly.

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Examples

  • Other seats, cushioned to match, dawned on me by degrees; and at last I took in the complete fact of a pleasant parlour, with a wood fire on a clear-shining hearth, a carpet where arabesques of bright blue relieved a ground of shaded fawn; pale walls over which a slight but endless garland of azure forget-me-nots ran mazed and bewildered amongst myriad gold leaves and tendrils.

    Villette

  • Till light, clear-shining through its heart of dew,

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

  • Already people were streaming in under the wooden arched gates for the evening display; already she could see a star in the clear-shining green east.

    Java Head

  • One was that he loved her -- not with the boy-and-girl love of long ago, but with the love of a man for the one woman in the world; and the other was that she was as far beyond his reach as one of those sunset stars of which she had always reminded him in her pure, clear-shining loveliness.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906

  • View of the clear-shining English scenery is often interrupted between London and Crewe by long and short tunnels.

    The Scotch Express

  • Long avenues unfold clear-shining lines of gold across the green;

    The Poems of Henry Van Dyke

  • But it was inevitable that her consciousness of it, and consequently its clear-shining, should have suffered diminution at times.

    The History of Sir Richard Calmady A Romance

  • He had a full unwrinkled face and such clear-shining eyes that his grey beard looked quite false on him, stuck on for a disguise.

    Chance A Tale in Two Parts

  • He had a full unwrinkled face and such clear-shining eyes that his grey beard looked quite false on him, stuck on for a disguise.

    Chance

  • This, our valour, and the famous kindred virtues through which we are strong and irresistible, so that the world has today nothing anywhere of equal glory and power, spring from the chastity of our women, which is conspicuous and clear-shining, and in the modesty and shamefastness of our young heroes, and the extreme rarity of lawless relations between men and women in Ulla, the servile tribes excepted, of whom no man maketh any account.

    The Coming of Cuculain

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