To cut up shines

To cut up shines
Shine Shine, n. 1. The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen. [1913 Webster]

Now sits not girt with taper's holy shine. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Fair opening to some court's propitious shine. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The distant shine of the celestial city. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

2. Sunshine; fair weather. [1913 Webster]

Be it fair or foul, or rain or shine. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. A liking for a person; a fancy. [Slang, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

4. Caper; antic; row. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

{To cut up shines}, to play pranks. [Slang, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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