Definitions for japanning

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  1. japanning(Noun)

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

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  1. Japanning

    of Japan

  2. Japanning(noun)

    the art or act of varnishing in the Japanese manner

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  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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