Clearcole
Clearcole \Clear"cole`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clearcoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clearcoling}.] To coat or paint with clearcole. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Clearcole — Clear cole , n. [F. claire colle clear glue; clair clear (f. claire) + colle glue, Gr. ?.] 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. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clearcole — n. & v. n. a mixture of size and whiting or white lead, used as a primer for distemper. v.tr. paint with clearcole. Etymology: F claire colle clear glue * * * I. ˈklirˌkōl noun ( s) Etymology: part translation of French claire colle, from claire… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clearcole — /klear kohl /, n. size mixed with white lead, used esp. as a priming in house painting. [1815 25; < F claire colle, equiv. to claire fem. of clair CLEAR + colle < Gk kólla glue] * * * …   Universalium

  • clearcole — noun a) A primer (for paint) containing white lead b) A coating to which gold leaf is applied …   Wiktionary

  • clearcole — n. mixture of size and whiting (used as base paint in painting houses etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clearcole — [ klɪəkəʊl] noun historical a mixture of size and whiting or white lead, formerly used as a primer for distemper. Origin C19: from Fr. claire colle clear glue …   English new terms dictionary

  • clearcole — clear·cole …   English syllables

  • clearcole —   n. mixture of size and whiting …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Clearcoled — Clearcole Clear cole , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clearcoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clearcoling}.] To coat or paint with clearcole. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clearcoling — Clearcole Clear cole , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clearcoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clearcoling}.] To coat or paint with clearcole. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”