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[duhn-lop, duhn-lop]
  1. John Boyd,1840–1921, Scottish inventor of the pneumatic tire.
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Historical Examples of dunlop

  • Madam,—I had the very great pleasure of dining at Dunlop yesterday.

    The Letters of Robert Burns

    Robert Burns

  • I shall have the honour of receiving your criticisms in person at Dunlop.

  • I received the books, and sent the one you mentioned to Mrs. Dunlop.

  • These lines are Mrs. Dunlop's own, addressed to her daughter.

  • This, as you perceive, is a Dunlop, with a patch upon the outer cover.

British Dictionary definitions for dunlop


  1. John Boyd. 1840–1921, Scottish veterinary surgeon, who devised the first successful pneumatic tyre, which was manufactured by the company named after him
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