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Polish (a.) Of or pertaining to Poland or its inhabitants.
Polish (n.) The language of the Poles.
Polish (v. t.) To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble, metals, etc.
Polish (v. t.) Hence, to refine; to wear off the rudeness, coarseness, or rusticity of; to make elegant and polite; as, to polish life or manners.
Polish (v. i.) To become smooth, as from friction; to receive a gloss; to take a smooth and glossy surface; as, steel polishes well.
Polish (n.) A smooth, glossy surface, usually produced by friction; a gloss or luster.
Polish (n.) Anything used to produce a gloss.
Polish (n.) Fig.: Refinement; elegance of manners.