What does the word lacquer mean?

Usage examples for lacquer

  1. And opening the door of a lacquer cabinet, she hurriedly packed the jewelry inside with all the speed she could. – Delia Blanchflower by 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 by 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 by Temple Bailey