brightwork

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Noun[edit]

brightwork (uncountable)

  1. Polished metal fixtures, especially aboard a boat
  2. The varnished or oiled wood trim aboard a boat

Quotations[edit]

  • "If you're drawn to a boat with even a moderate degree of brightwork, you are obviously so attracted because you appreciate the aesthetics of wood." The Art of Finishing Wood by Rebecca J. Wittman, 1990.

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