Part of speech: verb

To coat with lacquer.

Part of speech: noun

A varnish of shellac dissolved in alcohol.

Part of speech: noun

Lacquered woodwork.

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Usage examples "lacquer":

  1. And opening the door of a lacquer cabinet, she hurriedly packed the jewelry inside with all the speed she could. - "Delia Blanchflower", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  2. The captain emerges from the pantry with a tray of Chinese lacquer and a very fine tea- set on it. - "Heartbreak House", George Bernard Shaw.
  3. The room had been keyed up to her portrait, and had then been toned down with certain heavy pieces of ebony, a cabinet of black lacquer, the dark books which lined the wall to the ceiling. - "The Trumpeter Swan", Temple Bailey.