lac

Definitions:

A resinous substance obtained from certain trees, used in the manufacture of sealing- wax, varnishes, dyes, & c.; shell- lac, lac in the form of a thin crust.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A gummy substance formed on certain trees by an insect; when melted, called shellac, and used in sealing wax, dyes, varnishes, etc.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A resinous substance formed by an insect on certain trees in the East, which yields a fine red dye.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
See lakh.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A resinous substance.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A resinous substance, produced on trees in the East by the lac insect, used in dyeing.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The term used in the E. Indies for 100, 000, primarily applied to money. At the exchange of 50c. for the rupee, a lac-$ 50, 000.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
In India, 100, 000, as a lac of rupees.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

A village- at least, a den- of dirt, chiefly; off this road, between Caraquet and Lac Tremblant.
- The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
Carlino begged them to walk round the Lac d'Amour.
- The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
By the map Lac Tremblant should have been our nearest gold route to civilization, but it was a lake that was no lake, as far as transport was concerned, and we never used it.
- The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones