from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A shiny finish put on a pair of shoes by brushing and buffing with polish.
  • n. The act or an instance of putting a shiny finish on shoes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of polishing shoes.
  • n. The shiny finish on shoes that have been polished.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a shiny finish put on shoes with polish and buffing
  • n. the act of shining shoes


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