from The Century Dictionary.

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


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  • 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 2010

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

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

  • 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 Angela Brazil 1907

  • 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 May Sinclair 1904

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

    A harum-scarum schoolgirl Angela Brazil 1907


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