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lacquer


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lacquer  \Lac"quer\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lacquered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Lacquering}.] 
  To  cover  with  lacquer.  ``Lacquer'd  chair.''  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lacquer  \Lac"quer\,  n.  [F.  lacre  a  sort  of  sealing  wax,  Pg 
  lacte,  fr  laca  lac.  See  {Lac}  the  resin.]  [Written  also 
  {lacker}.] 
  A  varnish,  consisting  of  a  solution  of  shell-lac  in  alcohol, 
  often  colored  with  gamboge,  saffron,  or  the  like  --  used  for 
  varnishing  metals,  papier-mach['e],  and  wood.  The  name  is 
  also  given  to  varnishes  made  of  other  ingredients,  esp.  the 
  tough,  solid  varnish  of  the  Japanese,  with  which  ornamental 
  objects  are  made 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lacquer 
  n  1:  a  black  resinous  substance  obtained  from  certain  trees  and 
  used  as  a  natural  varnish 
  2:  a  hard  glossy  coating 
  v  1:  coat  with  lacquer;  "A  lacquered  box  from  China" 
  2:  coat  with  lacquer;  as  of  wooden  objects 




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