Japanned
Japan Ja*pan" (j[.a]*p[a^]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Japanned} (j[.a]*p[a^]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Japanning}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cover with a coat of hard, brilliant varnish, in the manner of the Japanese; to lacquer. [1913 Webster]

2. To give a glossy black to, as shoes. [R.] --Gay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Japanned — Ja*panned , a. Treated, or coated, with varnish in the Japanese manner. [1913 Webster] {Japanned leather},leather treated with coatings of Japan varnish, and dried in a stove. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • japanned — adj. lacquered, varnished with japan lacquer ja·pan || dÊ’É™ pæn v. varnish with japan lacquer; coat with any black lacquer n. shiny black lacquer which originated in Japan; something varnished with japan lacquer adj. of or pertaining to japan… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • japanned — past of japan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanned leather — Japanned Ja*panned , a. Treated, or coated, with varnish in the Japanese manner. [1913 Webster] {Japanned leather},leather treated with coatings of Japan varnish, and dried in a stove. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • japanned leather — noun Etymology: from past participle of japan (III) : leather having a smooth shiny usually black surface obtained by coating with japan compare patent leather * * * japanned leather noun Patent leather (see under ↑patent) • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • japanned peacock — noun or japanned peafowl Etymology: from past participle of japan (III); from the lustrous quality of the feathers : a peafowl which is usually considered a variety of the Indian peacock and in which the wings of the male are largely deep blue …   Useful english dictionary

  • japanned peafowl — noun see japanned peacock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanned leather — Лакированная кожа …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Japanning — is a word originating from the 17th century, used to describe the European imitation of Asian lacquerwork, originally used on furniture.JapannedJapanned is most often a heavy black lacquer, almost like enamel paint. The European technique uses… …   Wikipedia

  • Pontypool ware — ▪ metalwork       japanned (varnished) tinplate produced in Wales at the Allgood family factory in Pontypool and later in Usk, Monmouthshire. It is distinguished from other japanned tinware by its distinctive lustre and unique durability. These… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

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