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- n. Obsolete form of varnish.
- v. Obsolete form of varnish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of varnish.
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Then I took him with me to a picture shop to choose a print for him to vernish, but did not agree for one then.
John Tradescant brought a small ozier from S. Omers in Flanders, which makes incomparable net-works, not much inferior to the Indian twig, or bent-works which we have seen; but if we had them in greater abundance, we should haply want the artificers who could employ them, and the dexterity to vernish so neatly.
a picture shop to choose a print for him to vernish, but did not agree for one then.