Because you entrusted a lac of rupees to men you didn't know, and who will never come back.
There are a good many Indians about here, says a letter from lac qui Parle.
lac′onism, lacon′icism, a concise style: a short, pithy phrase.
I was on my way to work for the Williamsons, missionaries, at lac qui Parle.
The environs of the lac dAnnecy have ever been a retreat for litterateurs and artist folk.
“If you can rid me of these children, I will give you 229 a lac of gold pieces,” she said.
And thus at last comes his accomplice in this business, and gives the fullest testimony to the lac and a half.
It was located to the south and a little west of lac Vieux Desert.
This is usually done with the fingers, but is not very pleasant work, especially with lac solution.
Or are we to understand that lac was employed as a substitute for pitch?
"red resinous substance," 1550s (perhaps via Middle French lacce), earlier lacca (early 15c., from Medieval Latin form lacca), from Persian lak, from Hindi lakh (Prakrit lakkha), from Sanskrit laksha "red dye," which according to Klein is literally "one hundred thousand," in reference to the insects that gather in great numbers on the trees and make the resin run out. But others say lakh is an alteration of Sanskrit rakh, from an IE root word for "color, dye" [Watkins]. Still another guess is that Sanskrit laksha is related to English lax, lox "salmon," and the substance was perhaps originally so called from being somewhat the color of salmon [Barnhart].
A whitish, milky looking liquid.