verb (used with object)
Origin of lacquer
Examples from the Web for lacquering
Historical Examples of lacquering
It must be borne in mind that the lacquering was often but an afterthought decoration.
In lacquering guns care is to be taken to leave the distinguishing marks and numbers distinctly visible.Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy.
Bureau of Ordnance, USN
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.On Laboratory Arts
Women were employed extensively in the light chain trade, also in lacquering in the brass trade, and in many other occupations.Women in Modern Industry
B. L. Hutchins
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.