Definitions for lacquerer
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a protective coating consisting of a resin, cellulose ester, or both, dissolved in a volatile solvent sometimes with pigment added.
any of various resinous varnishes used to produce a highly polished, lustrous surface on wood.
Also called lac′quer•ware`. ware, esp. of wood, coated with such a varnish and often inlaid.
(v.t.)to coat with lacquer.
to cover, as with facile or fluent words or explanations cleverly worded, etc.; obscure the faults of; gloss (often fol. by over):
The speech tended to lacquer over the terrible conditions.
Origin of lacquer:
1570–80; earlier leckar, laker < Pg lacre, lacar, alter. of laca < Ar lakk < Pers lâklac1
One who lacquers.
one who lacquers, especially one who makes a business of lacquering
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