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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!
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coffin varnish

n. inferior liquor. You want some more of this coffin varnish?
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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

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mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also shellacked.) Really varnished, he was. Couldn’t see a hole in a ladder.
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The hardness of the varnish layer is the most important parameter for the protection of wood against external factors.
This was relatively cheap nail varnish which achieved excellent results.
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