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turner

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noun turn·er \ˈtər-nər\

Definition of turner

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

13th Century

First Known Use of turner

13th century


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turner

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noun tur·ner \ˈtər-nər, ˈtu̇r-\

Definition of turner

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1854


Turner

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biographical name Tur·ner \ˈtər-nər\

Definition of Turner

  1. Frederick Jackson 1861–1932 Am. hist.


Turner

biographical name turn·er

Definition of Turner

  1. J(oseph) M(allord) W(illiam) 1775–1851 Eng. painter


Turner

biographical name turn·er

Definition of Turner

  1. Nat 1800–1831 Am. slave insurrectionist


Turner

biographical name turn·er

Definition of Turner

  1. Ted 1938–     Robert Edward Turner III Am. television executive


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