The process of lacquering is as tedious to-day as it ever was, and the reproductions sell for goodly sums.
It must be borne in mind that the lacquering was often but an afterthought decoration.
Women were employed extensively in the light chain trade, also in lacquering in the brass trade, and in many other occupations.
In lacquering guns care is to be taken to leave the distinguishing marks and numbers distinctly visible.
The latter are prepared by varnishing or lacquering the former.
It may be protected to some extent by lacquering with pale lacquer, but it loses some of its brilliancy and purity in the process.
You remained in the garage about a half hour lacquering your children's blocks.
1570s as "dye obtained from lac;" 1670s as "lacquer," from obsolete French lacre, name for a kind of sealing wax, from Portuguese lacre, unexplained variant of lacca "resinous substance," from Arabic lakk, from Persian lak (see lac).
"cover or coat with laqueur," 1680s, from lacquer (n.). Related: Lacquered; lacquering.