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n. the skin of the TURBOT, used for scouring: 1909 Turbot skin, when dried, became quite hard, and was much in demand for scouring the pitchpine floors (Cowles 23). 1976 Wooden floors, showing wear from frequent and vigorous scouring with "turbot skin" and octogon soap (Eneas 7). <Gen.>

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Last update: 2011-08-15 14:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
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