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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A glossy coating applied to wood.

Usage examples (35)
  • lacquer furniture is often black and has a very shiny finish.
  • You'll want to roll him in lacquer and post him on your mantel.
  • There was a satinwood writing table under the window and a work-table in Japanese lacquer, very small and dainty.
  • … a huge maroon armoire, in Chinese lacquer; its double doors are slightly ajar … The jaunty background for more
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