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glair

[gler]
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A sizing liquid made of egg white beaten with vinegar; used to prepare a surface of a book binding for gilding.
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The sonority of exoticism gives way to the rather cacophonous Argueil with its anagrammatical resonance of glaire and, more pertinently, argile, the chief component of its soils.
(87) For further discussion, see Glaire Blunt & Nicola Nygh, Trans Tasman Trade Practices Problems: Comity or Confusion, 2 COMPETITION & CONSUMER L.