penner

noun (1)
pen·​ner | \ ˈpenər \
plural -s

Definition of penner

 (Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
: a case worn at the waist for holding pens

penner

noun (2)
pen·​ner | \ ˈpenə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of penner (Entry 2 of 3)

: one that pens a document : writer

penner

noun (3)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of penner (Entry 3 of 3)

: one that pens animals or attends to their pens

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History and Etymology for penner

Noun (1)

Middle English, from penne pen + -er

Noun (2)

pen entry 4 + -er

Noun (3)

pen entry 2 + -er

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“Penner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/penner. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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