From Middle English shenebeautifulfrom Old English scīene
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Sheen Sentence Examples
They sparred hard for several moments, until Darian's upper body carried a sheen of sweat.
He died at East Sheen, Surrey, on the 26th of May 1883.
Certain varieties, notably some from Russia, possess a beautiful metallic sheen, referable to the presence of either microscopic fissures or enclosures.
In this philosophy the mystical properties of numbers are a leading feature; absurd and mechanical notions are glossed over with the sheen of sacramental mystery; myths are explained by pious fancies and fine-sounding pietistic reflections; miracles, even the most ridiculous, are believed in, and miracles are wrought.
Pop. of parish, which includes East Sheen (1901), 7774.