He strips out all the context and goes for simplicity; she hones in on the problem with a focus that is never myopic.
Creative writing in Room 205 hones my literary skills like a lathe.
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'.
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.
I guess Miss Jean hones for them white pillars, many a day—they sorter stand for old times.
Cefn Rhiwabon yields sandstone (for hones) and millstone grit.
Good, hones' fighters, tho', and tort me how to use my side arms in a tight place.
hones folks wouldn give ole Black Strap dat amoun uv money fo dat lilly bitty ride less dey was suthin fishy.
"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.