Polish

Polish (BrE: /ˈpoʊlɪʃ/ or AmE: /ˈpoʊlɪʃ/) may refer to:

  • Anything from or related to Poland, a country in europe.
  • Polish language
  • Poles, people from Poland
  • Polish (chicken)
  • Polish cuisine
  • Polish space, in mathematics

Polish ( /ˈpɒlɪʃ/) may refer to:

  • Polishing, the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by rubbing or chemical action
  • Nail polish
  • Shoe polish

Famous quotes containing the word polish:

    It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
    Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)

    It is the art of mankind to polish the world, and every one who works is scrubbing in some part.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The total and universal want of manners, both in males and females, is ... remarkable ... that polish which removes the coarser and rougher parts of our nature is unknown and undreamed of.
    Frances Trollope (1780–1863)