Antimony rubber, an elastic durable variety of vulcanized caoutchouc of a red color. It contains antimony sulphide as an important constituent.Hard rubber, a kind of vulcanized caoutchouc which nearly resembles horn in texture, rigidity, etc.India rubber, caoutchouc. See Caoutchouc.Rubber cloth, cloth covered with caoutchouc for excluding water or moisture.Rubber dam(Dentistry), a shield of thin sheet rubber clasped around a tooth to exclude saliva from the tooth.

(Rub"bidge) n. Rubbish. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.

(Rub"bing), a. & n. from Rub, v.

(Rub"bish) n. [OE. robows, robeux, rubble, originally an Old French plural from an assumed dim. of robe, probably in the sense of trash; cf. It. robaccia trash, roba stuff, goods, wares, robe. Thus, etymologically rubbish is the pl. of rubble. See Robe, and cf. Rubble.] Waste or rejected matter; anything worthless; valueless stuff; trash; especially, fragments of building materials or fallen buildings; ruins; débris.

What rubbish and what offal!

he saw the town's one half in rubbish lie.

Rubbish pulley. See Gin block, under Gin.

(Rub"bish) a. Of or pertaining to rubbish; of the quality of rubbish; trashy. De Quincey.

3. India rubber; caoutchouc.

4. An overshoe made of India rubber. [Colloq.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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