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clearcole

[kleer-kohl] /ˈklɪərˌkoʊl/
noun
1.
size mixed with white lead, used especially as a priming in house painting.
Origin of clearcole
1815-1825
1815-25; < French claire colle, equivalent to claire feminine of clair clear + colle < Greek kólla glue
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British Dictionary definitions for clearcole

clearcole

/ˈklɪəkəʊl/
noun
1.
a type of size containing whiting
verb
2.
(transitive) to paint (a wall) with this size
Word Origin
C19: from French claire colle clear size
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