varnish


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

coffin varnish

Alcohol, especially that which has been illegally prepared. Don't give me any more of that coffin varnish, or I'll be drunk in no time!
See also: coffin, varnish

coffin varnish

n. inferior liquor. You want some more of this coffin varnish?
See also: coffin, varnish

tonsil paint

and tonsil varnish
n. liquor; whiskey. The cowboy had to have his daily dose of tonsil paint before he stuffed his face full of beans and hardtack. This tonsil varnish would take the paint off a barn.
See also: paint, tonsil

tonsil varnish

verb
See also: tonsil, varnish

varnished

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also shellacked.) Really varnished, he was. Couldn’t see a hole in a ladder.
See also: varnish
References in periodicals archive ?
Varnish, who was dropped from the Olympic programme in March 2016, has to persuade Judge Ross that she was effectively employed by British Cycling and the funding agency UK Sport before she can sue British Cycling for wrongful dismissal, sex discrimination and detriment to a whistle-blower.
"If it is decided Varnish was either an employee or worker, she will have to come back to tribunal some time in 2019 for them to decide whether she suffered sex discrimination."
A casting time or drying time of the varnish was determined by applying relatively 50 [micro]L of varnish onto the clean buccal surface of prepared enamel block measuring about 0.5 [cm.sup.2].
b* value of the scotch pine and Eastern beech samples with no heat treatment has increased after all varnish applications and the samples have a tendency of yellowing.
This study compared the effects of different types of fluoride varnish treatments on the prevention of enamel erosion, and statistically significant differences were observed among all the varnish groups; therefore, the second null hypothesis was also rejected.
The resultant mineral profiles obtained by X-ray microcomputed tomography and the results of the nanoindentation mechanical testing showed that, for all varnish types, varnish treated enamel had higher mineral density, lower lesion depth, higher hardness, and higher elastic modulus.
Varnish expressed relief and thanks at the investigation finding in her favour after in April alleging that Sutton told her to "just move on and go and have a baby".
Both the B recommendation given by the USPSTF to fluoride varnish application and inclusion in the Bright Futures periodicity schedule mean that it is required by the Affordable Care Act to be covered by insurers without out of pocket costs to the patient.
'As long as you're painting all the surfaces of every tooth with a thin layer of fluoride varnish, it's an incredibly safe and effective procedure.
Varnish cruised through her first-round heat and waited until the final 100m of the final to pass Katy Marchant, who eventually finished third behind Dannielle Kahn.
I use KIT car wax on a varnished wood board (Min-wax spar varnish).
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- With a sophisticated X-ray analysis scientists have identified why parts of the Van Gogh painting "Flowers in a blue vase" have changed color over time: a supposedly protective varnish applied after the master's death has made some bright yellow flowers turn to an orange-grey color.
Washington, September 15 ( ANI ): With a sophisticated X-ray analysis scientists have identified why parts of the Vincent Van Gogh painting 'Flowers in a blue vase' have changed colour over time - a supposedly protective varnish applied after the master's death has made some bright yellow flowers turn to an orange-grey colour.
A group of chemists think that a museum-applied varnish is the reason that a Vincent Van Gogh painting has become oddly discolored with age.
announces the launch of MI Varnish[TM], a five percent sodium fluoride varnish with RECALDENT[TM] (CPP-ACP).