Definition of tannery
: a place where tanning is carried on
Recent Examples of tannery from the Web
That development's 63-unit first phase, a converted five-story former tannery building known as The Beam House, is open at 625 W. Freshwater Way.
The rigorous sourcing of materials (from the same tanneries that supply Hermès and Chanel) also keeps the quantities limited.
Tannery Ct., 13344-Robert M. and Melissa A. Mitchell to Andrew Flint, $432,000.
In its past life, the island was home to tanneries, riverside guingettes (dance halls) in the Belle Époque, then—most famously—the Renault automobile factory.
Authorities in Bangladesh ordered dozens of tanneries to shut down over environmental concerns.
Meanwhile an environmental impact assessment of the plant reported that little information has yet been provided about the chemicals that will be used in the plant, especially in the tannery, exposing potential risks to people and the environment.
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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