French polish

Definitions of French polish
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n a varnish for wood consisting of shellac dissolved in alcohol

Synonyms:
French polish shellac
Type of:
shellac, shellac varnish
a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood

n the glaze produced by repeated applications of French polish shellac

Type of:
burnish, gloss, glossiness, polish
the property of being smooth and shiny

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