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India rubber

or india rubber

noun
1.
rubber1 (def 1).
2.
a rubber eraser.
3.
a rubber overshoe.
Origin of India rubber
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90
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  • Yes, of course you'll get it, and if you make haste and get well, you shall have a carriage too with India rubber tires.

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo
British Dictionary definitions for India rubber

India rubber

noun
1.
another name for rubber1 (sense 1)
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