from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Household furniture or furnishing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Scot. Household furniture; stock.

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  • verb Present participle of plenish.
  • noun Scotland household furniture; stock


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  • There was a tub of oatmeal, a heap of dry peat, two or three eggs in a plate, some bottles, a keg of whiskey, some sardine-tins, a box with clothes -- that was nearly all the "plenishing" of this hermitage.

    Angling Sketches

  • Margaret had her two hundred pounds with her, and she promised to buy her "plenishing" during her visit to Glasgow.

    Winter Evening Tales

  • Only the chairs and table with one or two similar pieces of "plenishing," remained.

    The Wild Huntress Love in the Wilderness

  • The old "plenishing" had been removed, and neat, but plain household furniture had been sent down by the Duke in a brig of his own called the Caroline, and was now ready to be placed in order in the apartments.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • But as a matter of fact, you have lavished, on one harlot, more money than the total value, as declared by you to the Census Commissioners, of all the plenishing of your Sabine farm; if you deny my assertion I ask who dare wager


  • The elder led his guest into the cot, which had but simple plenishing of stools and benches, and a table unartful, and then went to tether his goats in the ruined hall of the house, and the children must needs with him, though Birdalone had been glad of one of them at least; but there was no nay, but that they must go see their dear white goat in her stall.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Citations by the ground-officer, decreets of the Baron Court, sequestrations, poindings of outside and inside plenishing, flew about his ears as fast as the tory bullets whistled around those of the Covenanters at Pentland, Bothwell Brigg, or Airsmoss.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • I cried to let house and plenishing burn, and follow the reivers to recover Grace, and Earnscliff and his men were ower the Fell within three hours after the deed.

    The Black Dwarf

  • Mihr-afruz; her treasure of gold and silver; her costly stuffs and carpets; her household plenishing; her horses and camels; her servants and slaves.

    The Brown Fairy Book

  • With a quick movement he turned his gaze from her and lifted the silver wine-cup, draining it and re - plenishing it from a jug at his side.

    The Weird of the White Wolf


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