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  • adj. Obsolete form of furbished.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of furbish.


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  • _ This Apartment (new furbisht and fitted out for the young Wife) he (out of Freedom) makes his Dressing-room; and being a frugal and a jealous Coxcomb, instead of a Valet to uncase his feeble Carcase, he desires you to do that Office -- Signs of Favour, I'll assure you, and such as you must not hope for, unless your Woman be out of the way.

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I

  • "The _Illusions_ of _Poetry_ are fatal to none but the _Poets_ themselves: _Sidonius_ having lately miscarried upon the Stage, gathers fresh Courage and is now big with the Hopes of a Play, writ by an ancient celebrated Author, new-vampt and furbisht up after the laudable

    The Present State of Wit (1711) In a Letter to a Friend in the Country

  • This Apartment (new furbisht and fitted out for the young

    The Rover; or the Banish'd Cavaliers


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