spirit varnish


: a varnish in which a volatile liquid (such as alcohol) is the solvent

Word History

First Known Use

1738, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spirit varnish was in 1738

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“Spirit varnish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spirit%20varnish. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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