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n. pl. tan·ner·ies
An establishment where hides are tanned.


n, pl -neries
(Tanning) a place or building where skins and hides are tanned


(ˈtæn ə ri)

n., pl. -ner•ies.
a place where tanning is carried on.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tannery - workplace where skins and hides are tannedtannery - workplace where skins and hides are tanned
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
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[ˈtænərɪ] Ncurtiduría f, tenería f


nGerberei f


[ˈtænərɪ] nconceria


(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.
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 ?
This interest had, in fact, caused the Foresters to keep a shrewd eye upon him in the past, for his tannery was apt to have plenty of meat in it that was more like venison than the law allowed.
Fast fell the blows, but few save the first ones landed, being met in mid-air by a counter-blow till the thwacking sticks sounded like the steady roll of a kettle-drum and the oak--bark flew as fine as it had ever done in Arthur-a-Bland's tannery.
If we can only get to the old tannery before we break down
The village had its one poor street, with its poor brewery, poor tannery, poor tavern, poor stable-yard for relays of post-horses, poor fountain, all usual poor appointments.
Another cart loaded with bark for a down-country tannery followed close behind, and its driver added a few compliments as the ruth-bullocks backed and backed again.
Workers carry leather in the factory of Al Rowad Leather Tannery at El Robbiki Leather City in Badr City, east of Cairo, Egypt, August 14, 2017 - REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh CAIRO -- 11 March 2018: The government announced on Sunday that the first phase of Al-Robeky city for leather tanneries is complete, with a big number of entities starting production.
Contractor address : 37 Tannery Lane,Tannery House #03-02,Singapore,Sg.
They termed it an immensely important project for the leather industry of Sialkot which had been executed by Sialkot Tannery Association with the technical support provided by UNIDO.
MULTAN -- The Lahore High Court's Multan Bench on Friday sought a report from the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) director general on a petition seeking removal of a tannery located in the populated area.
SIALKOT -- A World Bank (WB) delegation visited the site of the under-construction project of Sialkot Tannery Zone near Khambraanwala here on Wednesday.
Abdo Dawod Suleiman, accompanied by the Wali (governor) of South Darfur State Engineer Adam Al-Faki, has inspected the Nyala Leather Tannery to get acquainted with the production and future vision of the tannery.
Summary: Al Foah Dates Factory and Al Khaznah Tannery to be added to Abu Dhabi's cultural tourism experience