verb (used with object)
Origin of lacquer
Related Words for lacqueredgild, lacquer, tint, illuminate, wash, enliven, embellish, paint, darken, infuse, dye, stain, face, finish, polish, enamel, coat, gloss, cover, surface
Examples from the Web for lacquered
Contemporary Examples of lacquered
Then they offer up lacquered knits and lace, woven leather, woven and lacquered leather.
His oxblood cardigan, in lacquered wool, is splendid, and so are his waxed-suede pants.
With marble archways, a sea-swept spa and lacquered restaurants, this place sparkles.Gal With a Suitcase: Shanghai
January 7, 2011
Historical Examples of lacquered
Her lacquered pillow, with its bright cushion, rocked as she stirred.
There were lacquered chests and cases of drawers, all filled with clothing.
Lacquered wooden-ware is sold all over Europe and the United States.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
He glided through the lacquered door and closed it behind him.The Hour of the Dragon
Robert E. Howard
Its corners were strengthened with sheet iron, lacquered black.The Joys of Being a Woman
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.