noun dub·bin \ˈdə-bən\

Definition of DUBBIN

:  a dressing of oil and tallow for leather

Variants of DUBBIN

dub·bin also dub·bing \-bən, -biŋ\

Origin of DUBBIN

dubbing, gerund of dub to dress leather
First Known Use: 1781

Rhymes with DUBBIN


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