[Picreator Enterprises Ltd., London, England] A tradename for a tacky, malleable, unvulcanized, natural rubber material that has been used as a dry cleaning agent to remove dust, dirt, oil, and grease from surfaces. Developed in the 1970s, GROOM/STICK is typically kneeded into a cigar then gently rolled across a surface to pick up foreign matter.
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- Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
- Talas Online at http://apps.webcreate.com/ecom/catalog/product_specific.cfm?ClientID=15&ProductID=20666 (accessed Nov 2008)