Clear"cole` (?), n. [F. claire colle clear glue; clair clear (f. claire) + colle glue, Gr. &?;]

A priming of size mixed with whiting or white lead, used in house painting, etc.; also, a size upon which gold leaf is applied in gilding.

 

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Clear"cole`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clearcoled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Clearcoling (?).]

To coat or paint with clearcole.

 

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