1. A sharpening stone composed of extra-fine grit used for removing the burr or curl from the blade of a razor or some other edge tool.
  2. A machine tool used in the manufacture of precision bores.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. A kind of swelling in the cheek.


  1. To sharpen with a hone.
  2. To use a hone to produce a precision bore.
  3. To refine or master (a skill).
  4. To make more acute, intense, or effective.
  5. To pine; to lament; to long.

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