Synonyms for lacquer

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Will there be one morsel of honest flesh, when all the lacquer of paint is washed off?

Do you know that he has the one collection of Japanese lacquer in Europe?

The walls are all covered with the finest paintings in gold and lacquer.

The dressing table and the chaise-longue are of Chinese lacquer.

The lacquer is drawn from its milky sap and mixed with the oil of the bignonia.

They were formed of wicker work, and covered outside with lacquer.

By the time the young lady was marriageable, her outfit of lacquer was superb.

These lacquer artists, as I have indicated, worked not for lucre, but for love.

Their position is so assured that they do not need that lacquer of calmness of which we were speaking.

The lacquer on a steel pen protects it until it has been used for a while.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s as "dye obtained from lac;" 1670s as "lacquer," from obsolete French lacre, name for a kind of sealing wax, from Portuguese lacre, unexplained variant of lacca "resinous substance," from Arabic lakk, from Persian lak (see lac).

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