LUS'TER, noun [Latin lustrum, lustro to purify.]
1. Brightness; splendor; gloss; as the luster of the sun or stars; the luster of silk.
The sun's mild luster warms the vital air.
2. The splendor of birth, of deeds or of fame; renown; distinction.
His ancestors continued about four hundred years, rather without obscurity than with any great share of luster
3. A sconce with lights; a branched candlestick of glass.
4. The space of five years. [Latin lustrum.]