from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A primer (for paint) containing white lead
  • n. A coating to which gold leaf is applied

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A priming of size mixed with whiting or white lead, used in house painting, etc.; also, a size upon which gold leaf is applied in gilding.
  • transitive v. To coat or paint with clearcole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See claire-cole.


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