from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English form of sheen.
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With that, bright shields, and shene** armours I saw
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Wilt never, never forget it, but ever keep it fresh and shene, and think thereof whenever thou dost think of me? "
I pray God that ye -- yea, that every man and woman of you, may be clothed in yon glistering and shene [bright] raiment, and may lift up your voices to cry, ` The Lamb is worthy 'in the city of God! "