- fineness ratio,
- fines herbes,
Origin of finery1
noun, plural fin·er·ies. Metalworking.
Origin of finery2
Examples from the Web for finery
Caroline Baudelaire was a good-looking woman who delighted in dressing in her finery when going out at night.
The men, in their coat and tails, and women, in all their finery, are forced to hop and ribbit.
Was Bjork consciously spoofing the notion of “swanning about” in finery, or is that giving her too much credit?
Afy, divesting herself of certain little odds and ends of her finery, made her way into Mrs. Latimer's presence.East Lynne|Mrs. Henry Wood
Many a one, for the sake of finery on the back, have gone with a hungry belly and half starved their families.
When you were younger I made you a present of a spinning-wheel; later I sent you finery.True to His Home|Hezekiah Butterworth
With amiable reciprocity she returned him a compliment on his evening finery.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
His pockets were stuffed with bonbons and little articles of finery which it gave Adèle pleasure to receive.Victor Hugo: His Life and Works|G. Barnett Smith