Burnish


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Sep 13 2019 18

Burnish is a verb that means to polish or shine.

The French word brun (brahh) means brown. Our word of the day came about with the French word for brown was turned into a verb, meaning to ‘shine something until it became brown.’

Those old trophies in my dad’s closet look pretty worn out now, but after I burnish them, they’ll look as good as new.