Russia matting
Russia Rus"sia, n. A country of Europe and Asia. [1913 Webster]

{Russia iron}, a kind of sheet iron made in Russia, having a lustrous blue-black surface.

{Russia leather}, a soft kind of leather, made originally in Russia but now elsewhere, having a peculiar odor from being impregnated with an oil obtained from birch bark. It is much used in bookbinding, on account of its not being subject to mold, and being proof against insects.

{Russia matting}, matting manufactured in Russia from the inner bark of the linden ({Tilia Europ[ae]a}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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