from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of glair.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process of washing or sizing with glair the covers of books before gilding.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This method implies the "glairing in" of the whole surface.
Before glairing, the gold must be cut on the cushion to the width required (see p. 200), and may be either taken up on very slightly greased paper, a gilder's tip, or with a piece of net stretched on a little frame (see fig. 26).
I used to try to read his bullshit just for perspective but it didn’t take long to see this idiot’s neocon stripes glairing off of every sentence.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.