Definitions

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  • n. White bronze.

Etymologies

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From Irish fiondruine, a decorative white bronze used on bracelets and shields.

Examples

  • Day by day the king gave her gifts; cups with ears of gold and findrinny wrought by the craftsmen of distant lands; cloth from over sea, which, though woven with curious figures, seemed to her less beautiful than the bright cloth of her own country; and still she was ever between a smile and a frown; between yielding and withholding.

    The Secret Rose

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