dubbin

noun
dub·​bin | \ ˈdə-bən How to pronounce dubbin (audio) \
variants: or less commonly dubbing \ ˈdə-​bən How to pronounce dubbing (audio) , -​biŋ \

Definition of dubbin

: a dressing of oil and tallow for leather

First Known Use of dubbin

1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dubbin

dubbing, gerund of dub to dress leather

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“Dubbin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dubbin. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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