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used in The Return of the King

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polish and make shiny — especially metal

or more generally:  to improve something — especially the impression that something makes
  • And he held the bright-burnished vambrace that was upon his arm before her cold tips, and behold! a little mist was laid on it hardly to be seen.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (62% in)

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