Definition of Stick lac
1. Noun. Lac in its natural state as scraped off twigs and dried.
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Literary usage of Stick lac
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1. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1853)
"The stick-lac of Siam a the best ; a piece of it presented to me by Mr. Rennie, ... It contains of course less colouring matter than the stick-lac, ..."
2. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1853)
"The stick-lac of Siam is the best ; a piece of it presented to me by Mr. ... It contains of course less colouring matter than the stick-lac, ..."
3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"The principal exports from the District are rice, oil-seeds, raw- sugar, stick-lac, tasar silk, cotton, ..."
4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Besides these, the other staple exports are hides, horns, lead, copper, yellow orpiment, and stick-lac. The principal imports are cotton-twist and yarn, ..."
5. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"The young shoots when cut off, covered with the resin, and enclosing the cocci, constitute stick-lac. The crude stick-lac is then bruised, and the fragments ..."
6. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Stick-lac, and a kind of lac.—Calcutta. Shell-lac, of the kind called bala, ... stick lac : this is imported at Bombay, from Sindh ; also brought from the ..."
7. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1860)
"The crude article broken off with the twigs is known as stick lac, and is sold by those who gather it at from 2 to 4 Ibs. for a penny. ..."