Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To polish or furbish up in order to set off to advantage.
  • To fatten, as slaves, for sale.

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

  • transitive verb Obs. or R. To furbish up for sale; to set off to advantage.

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  • to pamper slaves with extra food and rest to make them appear healthier and stronger prior to their sale.

    November 18, 2008

  • How many slaves do you have?

    November 18, 2008

  • No actual slaves; just devoted fans and myrmidons.

    November 18, 2008

  • Where do I sign up?

    November 18, 2008

  • I could use a few minions. Have any to spare?

    November 18, 2008