Definitions for: Finery


[n] especially fine or decorative clothing



Webster (1913) Definition: Fin"er*y, n.
1. Fineness; beauty. [Obs.]

Don't choose your place of study by the finery of
the prospects. --I. Watts.

2. Ornament; decoration; especially, excecially decoration;
showy clothes; jewels.

Her mistress' cast-off finery. --F. W.
Robertson.

3. [Cf. Refinery.] (Iron Works) A charcoal hearth or
furnace for the conversion of cast iron into wrought iron,
or into iron suitable for puddling.

Synonyms: array, raiment, regalia

See Also: apparel, article of clothing, clothes, clothing, vesture, war paint, wear, wearing apparel

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