Definition of tannery
: a place where tanning is carried on
Recent Examples of tannery from the Web
The rigorous sourcing of materials (from the same tanneries that supply Hermès and Chanel) also keeps the quantities limited.
At the age of 65, my grandfather the manager of a leather tannery in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, suffered a severe heart attack.
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First Known Use of tannery
TANNERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tannery for English Language Learners
: a place where animal skins are tanned and made into leather
TANNERY Defined for Kids
Definition of tannery for Students
: a place where hides are tanned
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