Preening [verb]

Definition of Preening:

admire and clean oneself

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Sentence/Example of Preening:

It is these on which they preen themselves, these by which they judge and condemn others.

A penny hain'd's a penny clear, and a preen a-day's a groat a-year.

He that winna lout and lift a preen will ne'er be worth a groat.

But when they got indoors, Mr. Preen let loose the vials of his wrath upon Oliver.

Not much more work there than Preen can do himself, I expect.

A mutton chop was served with it for Mr. Preen, as he had lost his dinner.

Mr. Preen finished his breakfast and left the room, carrying the letter with him.

This he handed to Preen, together with a sheet of paper, that he might give a receipt.

But the half hours and the hours had passed on, and Mr. Preen had not yet returned.

Preen did not seem pleased, Emma did; and made all the room she could, by crushing me.