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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Indiarubber.
 
A substance made from the sap of various tropical plants, and used for erasing pencil marks, and many other purposes. Pronounce Indi’rubber.   1
        “He was a man with an indiarubber coat on, Indiarubber shoes, an indiarubber cap, and in his pocket an indiarubber purse, and not a cent in it.”—Cyclopœdia of American Biography (Charles Goodyear), vol. ii. p. 684.
 


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