verb (used with object), ja·panned, ja·pan·ning.
Origin of japan
Examples from the Web for japanner
Above is shown a sketch of the stove, interior and exterior, which will give an idea of what a japanner's stove is like.Handbook on Japanning: 2nd Edition|William N. Brown
I have been mainly concerned with the sentiment of the pictures, and have for the most part left the "japanner's gold size" alone.
British Dictionary definitions for japanner (1 of 2)
verb -pans, -panning or -panned
British Dictionary definitions for japanner (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for japanner
1570s, via Portuguese Japao, Dutch Japan, acquired in Malacca from Malay Japang, from Chinese jih pun "sunrise" (equivalent of Japanese Nippon), from jih "sun" + pun "origin." Earliest form in Europe was Marco Polo's Chipangu. Cultural contact led to japaning "coat with lacquer or varnish" (1680s), japonaiserie (1896, from French), etc.
Culture definitions for japanner
Island nation in the northwest Pacific Ocean off the coast of east Asia, separated by the Sea of Japan from Russian Siberia, China, and Korea. The Japanese archipelago includes four major islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku) as well as many smaller islands. Its capital and largest city is Tokyo.