1. Fineness; beauty. "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.
A charcoal hearth or furnace for the conversion of cast iron into wrought iron, or into iron suitable for puddling.
(01 Mar 1998)
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