Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of varnisher.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Therefore, Mauclerc stated, he is opposed to varnishers 'use of a bain-marie, which prevents the materials from boiling and is used by those who lack any notion of the need for fire in this process.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • No one looked at the pictures any more, but at faces and toilets, seeking out well-known persons; and at times came a great jostling of the crowd as it was forced to give way before the high double ladder of the varnishers, who cried:

    Strong as Death

  • Many of their works are covered with a very inferior quality of varnish, which has caused some confusion respecting the merit due to them as varnishers, they being frequently judged by their inferior instruments, without reference to their good ones.

    The Violin Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators

  • For so soon as any district adopts his permission to stop the Drink Trade, an outcry must arise from local medical men and chemists and varnishers, demanding new shops for their needs: and intense jealousy will follow, lest the new sellers, though called chemists or grocers or oilmen, presently become purveyors of drink; hence a fresh struggle must continue in our overworked Legislature concerning the new and necessary regulations.

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

  • The balcony is finished, the bath and lavatory are closed up and waiting for the varnishers.

    Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences

  • Painters, glaziers, | | | | | | varnishers | 10 | 6,807 | 7,372 | -- | 875 | 782 | --

    The Negro at Work in New York City A Study in Economic Progress

  • Painters, glaziers and | | | | | | varnishers | 5,805 | 12,947 | 123.0 | 99 | 177 | 78.8

    The Negro at Work in New York City A Study in Economic Progress

  • "He walked among verbal varnishers and veneerers, among literary milliners and tailors, with the unconscious dignity of an antique god.

    Mince Pie

  • "I've never seen any one quite so grand -- top hat, latest style, long coat ditto, white buckskin waistcoat, twenty-thousand-dollar pearl in pale blue scarf, white spats, spotless varnish boots just from the varnishers, cream-colored gloves.

    The Deluge

  • No one looked at the pictures any more, but at faces and toilets, seeking out well-known persons; and at times came a great jostling of the crowd as it was forced to give way before the high double ladder of the varnishers, who cried: "Make way, Messieurs!

    Strong as Death

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.