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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trade-name of a cement used to unite surfaces of paper, cloth, leather, etc.

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Examples

  • He spent the afternoon in his room threading minute cords through little blocks upon the yards and securing them with tiny dabs of seccotine.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • Useless; to attempt to sculpture in seccotine would have been a simpler task.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, December 19, 1917

  • Miss Hampson removed the moustache from Venus as if she were apologizing to that deity for sacrilege, and, with her own handkerchief, wiped away from the lovely lip the seccotine which had attached the masculine appendage to the

    A harum-scarum schoolgirl

  • You try a bit, gently, and the flesh gives way like rotten fruit, and the bone like a cup you've broken and stuck together without any seccotine, and you heave up a body with half a head on it.

    The Tree of Heaven

  • "I really didn't do them any damage; even the seccotine was easily sponged off Venus.

    A harum-scarum schoolgirl

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