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Coat of paint   /koʊt əv peɪnt/   Listen
Coat of paint

A layer of paint covering something else.

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"Coat of paint" Quotes from Famous Books

... heart Mrs. Cliff looked upon the little picket-fence which ran across the front of her property! How beautiful that fence would be with a new coat of paint, and how perfectly well she could afford it! And there was the little shed that should be over the back door, which would keep the sun from the kitchen in summer, and in winter the snow. There was this in one room, and that in another. There were new dishes which could exist only in her ...
— The Adventures of Captain Horn • Frank Richard Stockton

... that it would only be "open for transfers from two to four on Saturdays." The top floor had been frankly abandoned in an unfinished state by the builder, whose ambition had "o'erleaped itself" in that sanguine era of the city's growth. There was a smell of plaster and the first coat of paint about it still, but the whole front of the building was occupied by a long room with odd "bull's-eye" windows looking out through the heavy ornamentations of the cornice ...
— Under the Redwoods • Bret Harte

Words linked to "Coat of paint" :   finish coat, primer coat, finishing coat, coating, undercoat, pigment, priming coat, paint, priming, coat, flat coat, ground, primer

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