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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wheel armed with some kind of abrasive material, as sandpaper, emery, corundum, etc., and used for smoothing rough surfaces.
  • n. A wheel having its perimeter covered with leather, felt, cotton, or other soft smoothing material, for bringing partly polished surfaces to a fine degree of polish. See emery-wheel, buff-wheel, etc.


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  • This book was lying all the time on the table in the room above, where poor old Close's work-bench and polishing-wheel are still standing. '

    Wilfrid Cumbermede


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