dubbin

noun dub·bin \ ˈdə-bən \
variants: or less commonly dubbing play \-bən, -biŋ\

Definition of dubbin

:a dressing of oil and tallow for leather

Origin and Etymology of dubbin

dubbing, gerund of dub to dress leather


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