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dubbin

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noun dub·bin \ˈdə-bən\

Definition of dubbin

  1. :  a dressing of oil and tallow for leather



Variants of dubbin

also

dubbing

\-bən, -biŋ\

Origin and Etymology of dubbin

dubbing, gerund of dub to dress leather


First Known Use: 1781

Rhymes with dubbin


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