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5 definitions found
 for Sheen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheen \Sheen\, v. i.
     To shine; to glisten. [Poetic]
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           This town,
           That, sheening far, celestial seems to be. --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheen \Sheen\, n.
     Brightness; splendor; glitter. "Throned in celestial sheen."
     --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheen \Sheen\, a. [OE. sehene, AS. sci['e]ne, sc?ne, sc?ne,
     splendid, beautiful; akin to OFries. sk?ne, sk?ne, OS. sc?ni,
     D. schoon, G. sch["o]n, OHG. sc?ni, Goth, skanus, and E.
     shew; the original meaning being probably, visible, worth
     seeing. It is not akin to E. shine. See Shew, v. t.]
     Bright; glittering; radiant; fair; showy; sheeny. [R., except
     in poetry.]
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           This holy maiden, that is so bright and sheen.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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           Up rose each warrier bold and brave,
           Glistening in filed steel and armor sheen. --Fairfax.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sheen
      n 1: the visual property of something that shines with reflected
           light [syn: shininess, sheen, luster, lustre]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheen":
     afterglow, air glow, brightness, burnish, candescence, dazzle,
     finish, flush, glaze, gleam, glimmer, glint, gloss, glow,
     incandescence, luster, polish, radiance, shimmer, shine, shininess,
     shining light, skylight, sunset glow
  
  

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