verb (used with object)
Origin of lacquer
Examples from the Web for unlacquered
Historical Examples of unlacquered
Unlacquered brass may be polished as energetically and severely as any substance in the house.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping
Elizabeth Hale Gilman
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.