EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HONED

It lay there on the tray, its honed edge glittering in the light of the sun.

If you knew how I've honed to set the table with my weddin' dishes.

My hunting knife, honed as fine as the edge of a microtome blade.

Joe found the ax so sharp that he must have honed it after felling the last tree.

Honed Sr,—I recd yrs of ye 25th in which I find with ye utmost concern ye dissatisfaction you express at my expences.

Honed Madm,—Yr letters must always give me so much pleasure, yt I beg no consideration may induce you to deprive me of it.

The blade is of unusual shape and may have been honed down to its present size.

These should be fined or honed to a perfect point, and the abrupt part of the barb filed down one-half.

Hunger and sleepless nights had knobbed his cheekbones and honed his chin to a sharp point.

He had never seen her look more beautiful, but it was the icy beauty of a honed dagger.

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