tinner

noun

tin·​ner ˈti-nər How to pronounce tinner (audio)
1
: a tin miner
2

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, 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, 8 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tinner was in the 13th century

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“Tinner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tinner. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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