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.

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