Creative writing in Room 205 hones my literary skills like a lathe.
He strips out all the context and goes for simplicity; she hones in on the problem with a focus that is never myopic.
Say, hones', I never seen nothin' like it--'twere so blandiferous!
There were at least a thousand persons present on the occasion of hones visit.
Dar ain' 'oom fer all de yerth ter strut roun' wid dey han's in dey pockets en dey nose tu'nt up des caze dey's hones'.
It made my innards hurt to see fire 'tached to somethin' dat had cost us Niggers so much labor an' hones' sweat.
I guess Miss Jean hones for them white pillars, many a day—they sorter stand for old times.
Course, schools he'p some, but looks lak all mos' o' de young'n's is studyin' 'bout is how to git out o' hones' labor.
Good, hones' fighters, tho', and tort me how to use my side arms in a tight place.
Cefn Rhiwabon yields sandstone (for hones) and millstone grit.
"whetstone," Old English han "stone, rock, (boundary) stone," in Middle English "whetstone" (early 14c.), from Proto-Germanic *haino (cf. Old Norse hein "hone"). The verb is 1788, from the noun. Related: Honed; honing.