shellacking

[ shuh-lak-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF shellacking

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Shellacking of covers has been advocated by some librarians, but it is doubtful if it pays.

On no account finally connect up the battery to a circuit when shellacking the wire.

By repeated oiling and shellacking one produces a French polish that is very durable and elastic.

WORD ORIGIN

1713, from shell (n.) + lac (see lacquer). Translates French laque en écailles "lac in thin plates."

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