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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wax-bond End (A).
 
A thread waxed with cobbler’s wax and used for binding whips, fishing-rods, ropes, etc., for sewing boots and shoes, etc. It is waxed and used for a bond.   1
 


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