clearcole

noun
clear·​cole | \ ˈklirˌkōl \
plural -s

Definition of clearcole

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a priming of size mixed with whiting or white lead used especially in house painting also : a size upon which gold leaf is applied in gilding

clearcole

transitive verb
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of clearcole (Entry 2 of 2)

: to coat or paint with clearcole

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History and Etymology for clearcole

Noun

partial translation of French claire colle, from claire clear + colle glue, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin colla, from Greek kolla

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“Clearcole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clearcole. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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