To give a sharp edge to
To have a strong longing for
See William Hone, Every Day Book, i.
Death is the only definite, and so it's the first vision you see until you hone your skills.
Further, there is the peculiar cauldron on one conical foot, round which the fire was built, the cylindrical hone pierced for suspension, and the cup with a rounded bottom.
In 836 we find one Hone as king of the Danes; he was probably a son of Godefridus.
Hone, Southern Rhodesia (1909); Rev. J.