Origin of finespun
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All his finespun hopes had been ruthlessly rent by the hand of reality.The Song of the Wolf
Mr. Finespun was the gentleman whose retirement from the ministry the Duke of St. Bungay had now announced.Can You Forgive Her?
It was the tint of the copper beech, thick, finespun, with intermittent twists that gave it a wavy effect.The Pagan Madonna
- spun or drawn out to a fine thread
- excessively subtle or refined; not practical