I have, however, a maxim of Thoreau which I furbish up for just such occasions.
Put on the helmets and the brigandines, and furbish the spears.
It only induces Guido to furbish up his tools for a fresh assault.
Their chief kept me for a time to oversee and tend his horse, and to furbish his weapons.
But we will go off together in a week or two, so try and furbish up your French.
She had seen Eudaldo furbish her father's weapons in that way since she had been a child.
Also folks cannot neglect their cleanliness and then furbish themselves up in a day.
The women begin to hunt up their best bliauts and furs; the men to furbish their armor.
We arrived in time to furbish up and get to the English church before services began.
The men were halted outside the town and given time to furbish themselves up for the occasion.