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Definitions of japan

  1. To cover with a coat of hard, brilliant varnish, in the manner of the Japanese; to lacquer. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To give a glossy black to, as shoes. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To cover or varnish with lacquer; make black and glossy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To varnish after the manner of the Japanese or people of Japan: to make black and glossy:-pr.p. japanning; pa.p. japanned. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To varnish with Japan. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To lacquer with japan. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To cover with a thick coat of hard, brilliant varnish; to black and gloss. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Japanning. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. Work varnished with a peculiar kind of shellac called lacquer; a kind of varnish. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Work japanned: the varnish or lacquer used in japanning. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. JAPANNER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. A black and glossy varnish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. Lacquered Japanese work. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A hard black varnish. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Work varnished and figured in the manner practised by the natives of Japan; the varnish used. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A varnish for articles made of metal or wood, generally made of linseed-oil, umber, and turpentine. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. Japanned. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for japan

  1. Say, he's been all over the world,- Siberia, Africa, Japan South America. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  2. The Portuguese were already trading to Japan – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
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