Cobbler's wax - definition of cobbler's wax by The Free Dictionary
(Crafts) a resin used for waxing thread
References in classic literature
I could tell you tales of cobbler's wax
which would disgust you with human nature.
Dai's flies were made of ingredients found in the Tregaron countryside and he used cobbler's wax
extensively to ensure his flies would not disintegrate.
In those days cobbler's wax
was an important ingredient in the fly-maker's box.