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  1. japanning(Noun)

    European technique of creating lacquerware in imitation of traditional Japanese style.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Japanning

    of Japan

  2. Japanning(noun)

    the art or act of varnishing in the Japanese manner


  1. Japanning

    Japanning describes the European imitation of Asian lacquerwork, originally used on furniture. The word originated in the 17th century.

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