noun, verb (used with object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of lacquer
Examples from the Web for lacker
Historical Examples of lacker
Get them home for fifty shillings, say There was a deal of gold, and lacker, and varnish about them.Ask Momma
R. S. Surtees
He supposes that, to redeem his name, he has only got to lacker it.
What's the use of a lot of tinsel and lacker, if the real metal isn't there?The Way We Live Now
Lacquer, Lacker, lak′ėr, n. a varnish made of lac and alcohol.
Ovid however had no intention that young women should lacker themselves.
Word Origin for lacquer
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.