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robbin (plural robbins)

  1. A kind of package in which pepper and other dry commodities are sometimes exported from the East Indies.
    The robbin of rice in Malabar weighed about 84 pounds.
  2. The spring of a carriage.
  3. (nautical) Alternative form of ropeband

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for robbin in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)