tannery

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noun tan·nery \ˈta-nə-rē, ˈtan-rē\

Definition of tannery

plural

tanneries

  1. :  a place where tanning is carried on

1694

First Known Use of tannery

1694


TANNERY Defined for English Language Learners

tannery

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noun tan·nery \ˈta-nə-rē, ˈtan-rē\

Definition of tannery for English Language Learners

  • : a place where animal skins are tanned and made into leather


TANNERY Defined for Kids

tannery

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noun tan·nery \ˈta-nə-rē\

Definition of tannery for Students

plural

tanneries

  1. :  a place where hides are tanned


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