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rubber goods

plural noun
1.
(euphemistic) contraceptives; condoms
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Examples from the Web for rubber goods
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  • The making of rubber goods is an important industry in all these countries.

    Rubber Edith A. Browne
  • It is impossible for me to take you over a rubber goods factory, much as I should like to do so.

    Rubber Edith A. Browne
  • He was then a manufacturer of rubber goods, and apparently successful.

  • From the vulcanized product are made the rubber goods of commerce.

  • Ground barite is also used in certain kinds of rubber goods and in the making of heavy glazed paper.

  • Ground talc or soapstone is used as a filler for paper, paint, and rubber goods, and in electrical insulation.

  • Until well on in the nineteenth century, rubber goods were made in Brazil only.

    Rubber Edith A. Browne
  • This proving a failure, he, in 1830, turned his attention to the improvement of rubber goods.

    Inventions in the Century William Henry Doolittle
  • Apparently all who were engaged in the production of rubber goods were on the highway to wealth.

    Inventors Philip Gengembre Hubert

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