Origin of dubbin
Examples from the Web for dubbin
I only 'ad a little wound in me 'and, an' I used ter plug it wi' dubbin' an' boot-polish ter keep it raw.Combed Out|Fritz August Voigt
“Had it along with the dubbin just before breakfast,” said Isaac.Mad|George Manville Fenn
We are almost out of dubbin, which is in great demand for light.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
After slicking well out they are hand-stuffed on the grain with dubbin and water, or merely oiled, and hung up to samm.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
We also fry our meat in cocoa-nut oil, in dubbin, and in salad oil—if we can "find" any.The Siege of Mafeking (1900)|J. Angus Hamilton.