tanner


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tan·ner 1

 (tăn′ər)
n.
1. One that tans hides.
2. A self-tanner.

tan·ner 2

 (tăn′ər)
n. Chiefly British
A sixpenny coin formerly used in Britain; a sixpence.

[Origin unknown.]

tanner

(ˈtænə)
n
(Tanning) a person who tans skins and hides

tanner

(ˈtænə)
n
(Currencies) Brit (formerly) an informal word for sixpence
[C19: of unknown origin]

tan•ner1

(ˈtæn ər)

n.
one whose occupation is the tanning of hides.

tan•ner2

(ˈtæn ər)

adj.
comparative of tan 1.

tan•ner3

(ˈtæn ər)

n. Brit.
[1805–15; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tanner - a small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
2.tanner - a craftsman who tans skins and hides
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
Translations
دَبّاغ، دابِغ جُلود
koželuh
garver
parkitsija
tímár
sútari
garbiar
tabakçı

tanner

1 [ˈtænəʳ] Ncurtidor(a) m/f

tanner

1
nGerber(in) m(f)

tanner

2
n (old Brit inf) → Sixpence m

tanner

[ˈtænəʳ] n (person) → conciatore/trice

tan

(tӕn) past tense, past participle tanned verb
1. to make an animal's skin into leather (by treating it with certain substances).
2. to (cause a person's skin to) become brown in the sun. She was tanned by the sun.
noun, adjective
(of) a light brown colour. tan shoes.
noun
suntan tanned skin. He came back from holiday with a tan.
tanned adjective
sunburnt. a tanned face.
ˈtanner noun
a person who tans leather.
ˈtanneryplural ˈtanneries noun
a place where leather is tanned.
References in classic literature ?
In the good town of Blyth there lived a stout tanner, celebrated far and near for feats of strength and many tough bouts at wrestling and the quarterstaff.
Jupiter, telling him that it would be the last time that he could grant his request, ordained that he be sold to a tanner.
Tanner was in the field of art, and to note the high standing which all classes accorded to him.
Well, the men gathered around and sympathized with them, and said all sorts of kind things to them, and carried their carpet-bags up the hill for them, and let them lean on them and cry, and told the king all about his brother's last moments, and the king he told it all over again on his hands to the duke, and both of them took on about that dead tanner like they'd lost the twelve disciples.
Well, that sounds like a good way; but that ain't the way Bob Tanner done.
Robin dodged his blows lightly, then sprang in swiftly and unexpectedly and dealt the stranger such a blow upon the short ribs that you would have sworn the tanner was trimming down his hides for market.
A sixpence is a tanner, and a shilling a bob; but what a pony is I don't know.
When it was discovered that the knacker and tanner would give only a very few shillings for Prince's carcase because of his decrepitude, Durbeyfield rose to the occasion.
THE FLOWER GIRL [hopefully] I can give you change for a tanner, kind lady.
All the shoemakers and tanners came running to ask him what he wanted for them.
There are native tanners, shoemakers, weavers, blacksmiths, stonecutters, and other artificers attached to each establishment.
There are rogues and knaves here, friars and priests, barons and burgesses, bakers and butchers, tailors and tanners, masons and miners, and folk of many other crafts.