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  • n. Plural form of lacker.

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Examples

  • Do you see the kinds of second-tier athletic achievements we lackers of foot speed are forced to cling to?

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  • You send a couple of faith lackers to the hospital and all of a sudden there's no more grant money to give out this year.

    They Shall Take Up Serpents

  • Varnish made exactly as before, but observe, that those who make lackers frequently want some paler and some darker and sometimes inclining more to the particular tint of certain of the component ingredients; therefore if a 4 oz. vial of a strong solution of each ingredient be prepared, a lacker of any tint can be prepared at any time as by changing varnish.

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  • This coating is preferable to any glue or cement for coating picture frames, &c., on which is to be laid the tin or silver leaf, to be varnished with gold varnishes or lackers.

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  • It is sometimes used to colour varnishes and lackers, being soluble in oils and alcohol.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • As it was, some acres were born large and some small, some fruitful and some barren, some with gold in their mouths and some with only the taste of alkali; and only an infinite wisdom could have adjusted them to the unequal capacities of that army of land lackers who declared themselves free and equal, and who, with free-soil banners, advanced to the territory where the squatters became sovereigns and homesteads became castles.

    The French in the Heart of America

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