Take care that no glair runs on to the fore-edge when applying it or when draining it off.
To make the gold stick to the surface, glair or white of egg is used in all cases.
One end is carefully lowered until the glair has run to one side and dripped off.
Then plenty of glair is applied and the gold quickly and truly laid on.
glair is made in the workshop; the powder is bought ready prepared—to make it would take too much time.
Leather bindings that have been coated with glair or varnish seem to keep better than those without.
Larger surfaces are wholly prepared with glair to prevent the gold from adhering where not required.
It begins with zero in the glair of a cell and ascends until we come to the mighty brain of a Newton.
Care must be taken that there is always a liberal supply of glair in the depth of the round.
Bookbinders use some composition made of glair, or white of egg, which produces a very glossy appearance.