tannery

tannery
tannery (n.) c.1400, "process of tanning;" see TAN (Cf. tan) (v.) + -ERY (Cf. -ery). Meaning "place where tanning is done" is from 1736.

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  • Tannery — may refer to:* A facility where the tanning process is applied to hides to produce leather. * Paul Tannery was a mathematician …   Wikipedia

  • Tannery — Tan ner*y, n.; pl. {Tanneries}. [Cf. F. tannerie.] 1. A place where the work of tanning is carried on. [1913 Webster] 2. The art or process of tanning. [R.] Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tannery — ► NOUN (pl. tanneries) ▪ a place where animal hides are tanned …   English terms dictionary

  • tannery — [tan′ər ē] n. pl. tanneries a place where hides are tanned …   English World dictionary

  • Tannery — Paul Tannery (* 20. Dezember 1843 in Mantes la Jolie bei Yvelines; † 27. November 1904 in Pantin) war ein französischer Mathematik und Wissenschaftshistoriker. Tannerys Vater war Eisenbahningenieur, und die Familie zog mit seinen Bauprojekten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tannery — UK [ˈtænərɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms tannery : singular tannery plural tanneries a place where animal skins are made into leather …   English dictionary

  • Tannery, West Virginia — Tannery is an unincorporated community in Hardy County, West Virginia, USA. Tannery is located south of Moorefield on the South Fork South Branch Potomac River. External links …   Wikipedia

  • tannery — noun (plural neries) Date: 1694 a place where tanning is carried on …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tannery — /tan euh ree/, n., pl. tanneries. a place where tanning is carried on. [1400 50; late ME; see TAN1, ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • tannery — noun /ˈtænəri/ a) A place where people tan hides to make leather. b) The business of a tanner. See Also: tanner, tan …   Wiktionary

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