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turner

noun turn·er \ ˈtər-nər \

Definition of turner

: one that turns or is used for turning
  • a pancake turner
; especially : a person who forms articles with a lathe

First Known Use of turner

13th century

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turner

noun tur·ner \ ˈtər-nər , ˈtu̇r- \

Definition of turner

: a member of a turnverein : gymnast

Origin and Etymology of turner

German, from turnen to perform gymnastic exercises, from Old High German turnēn to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare — more at turn


Turner

biographical name Tur·ner \ ˈtər-nər \

Definition of Turner

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