gloss (n.) Old form(s): glosse
brightness, freshness, shine, lustre
1H6 IV.iv.6[Somerset to Captain] The over-daring Talbot / Hath sullied all his gloss of former honour / By this unheedful ... adventure
Tem II.i.66[Gonzalo to all, of their formerly wet clothes] our garments ... hold, notwithstanding, their freshness and glosses
TNK I.ii.5[Arcite to Palamon] before we further / Sully our gloss of youth
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