French polish

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Synonyms for French polish

the glaze produced by repeated applications of French polish shellac

a varnish for wood consisting of shellac dissolved in alcohol

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There's more stained glass in the vestibule and a ceiling rose and cornice in the hall while the living room is magnificent, having a canted bay window, a French-polished mahogany fire surround, a couple of ceiling roses and fitted cupboards.
65 A blend of beeswax, rosemary, clove, lavender and eucalyptus oils, it fills the room with a nostalgic aroma of French-polished wood.
All this plus summer's leftover flower stems at the end of each branch, French-polished fingernails set off by ruffle-sleeved leaves.
The bar top has been stripped and French-polished and food is now also on the menu.
Members will be offered to have their nails shaped and polished or french-polished by senior manicurist Hannah Jarvis, from Cardiff beauty specialists Nailcraft, which has salons in the Castle shopping centre and the High Street arcade.