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synonyms for hones

  • whet
  • acuminate
  • edge
  • file
  • grind
  • make sharp
  • put a point on
  • put an edge on
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Hones folks wouldn give ole Black Strap dat amoun uv money fo dat lilly bitty ride less dey was suthin fishy.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
Mebby yo tink mos eveybody as big a fool as yo is, Mr. Sniffins, but yo see deys some wise an hones ones yit, don yo?
THREE LITTLE WOMEN'S SUCCESSGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
There are long-hones in your legs and arms, and many short ones in your fingers and toes.
CHILD'S HEALTH PRIMER FOR PRIMARY CLASSESJANE ANDREWS
Mowgli could see that neither wolf nor jackal had touched the hones, which were laid out naturally.
THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOKRUDYARD KIPLING
Most of the razor hones used in the United States are imported.
SHAVING MADE EASYANONYMOUS
There were at least a thousand persons present on the occasion of Hones visit.
THE OLD SHOWMEN AND THE OLD LONDON FAIRSTHOMAS FROST
They had also several hones and a fair amount of provisions and stores.
THE PERILS AND ADVENTURES OF HARRY SKIPWITHW.H.G. KINGSTON
Kotranis, and Bilar a little lower down, from which the best hones are exported, are ruined by Kurdish exactions.
JOURNEYS IN PERSIA AND KURDISTAN, VOLUME II (OF 2)ISABELLA L. BIRD
Not but what he aint hansome, baldish haid an all, with them hones eyes an that upstandin look.
MOLLY BROWN'S POST-GRADUATE DAYSNELL SPEED
Dar ain' 'oom fer all de yerth ter strut roun' wid dey han's in dey pockets en dey nose tu'nt up des caze dey's hones'.
THE BATTLE GROUNDELLEN GLASGOW
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