Definition of Hone

  • (v. i.) To pine; to lament; to long.
  • (n.) A kind of swelling in the cheek.
  • (n.) A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone.
  • (v. t.) To sharpen on, or with, a hone; to rub on a hone in order to sharpen; as, to hone a razor.

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