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dub·bin

 (dŭb′ĭn) also dub·bing (-ĭng)
n.
An application of tallow and oil for dressing leather.

[From dub.]

dubbin

(ˈdʌbɪn) or

dubbing

n
(Textiles) Brit a greasy mixture of tallow and oil applied to leather to soften it and make it waterproof
[C18: from dub to dress leather; see dub1]

dub•bin

(ˈdʌb ɪn)

also dub•bing

(-ɪŋ)

n.
a mixture of tallow and oil used in dressing leather.
[1815–25; variant of dubbing; see dub1, -ing1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dubbin - tallow mixed with oil; used to make leather soft and waterproof
tallow - obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants
Translations

dubbin

[ˈdʌbɪn] Nadobo m impermeable, cera f

dubbin

nLederfett nt
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