In 1982, when Reagan got shellacked in the midterm elections, the unemployment rate was near 11 percent.
Just ask Bob Inglis, the South Carolina congressman, who was shellacked by primary challenger Trey Gowdy in June.
These Cameras are made of hardwood, shellacked, not varnished.
She was grimed and shellacked with dirt and grease, and smelled abominably.
The edges of each piece were planed at the back so as to insure a tight joint on the face, and all joints were shellacked.
He shellacked the condensers and other exposed parts and found the proceeding rather effective.
The proper bright-orange, oiled and shellacked surface is more apt to be a sickly lemon.
All water pump hoses and connections should be tightly taped and shellacked after the engine is properly installed in the plane.
Here was a giant turntable, rack on rack of shellacked alloy discs, mysterious-appearing charts and cabalistic signs.
Painted in bright colors and shellacked, or varnished, they look well.
Drunk: One of the boys got beautifully shellacked (1922+)
To defeat decisively; trounce; clobber: The Giants were shellacked again Monday
[1930+ Sports; perhaps fr the use of shellac as a finish]