tinner

noun
tin·​ner | \ ˈti-nər How to pronounce tinner (audio) \

Definition of tinner

1 : a tin miner

Examples of tinner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Old Sturbridge Village's tinners, blacksmiths and shoemakers will be at work, the gristmill and sawmill will be running and all dads get in free at on Sunday, June 18. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Dad Gets In Free At OSV On Father's Day," 15 June 2017 Old Sturbridge Village’s tinners, blacksmiths and shoemakers will be at work, the gristmill and sawmill will be running and all dads get in free at on Sunday, June 18. The Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Father's Day Destinations: A Ballgame, An Auto Show, A Faire And More," 8 June 2017

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First Known Use of tinner

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tinner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tinner. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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