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  • n. A type of varnish, consisting of shellac dissolved in methylated spirits, used to polish wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. The glossy surface produced by the application of the above.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a varnish for wood consisting of shellac dissolved in alcohol
  • n. the glaze produced by repeated applications of French polish shellac


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