Tannery Tan"ner*y, n.; pl. {Tanneries}. [Cf. F. tannerie.] 1. A place where the work of tanning is carried on. [1913 Webster]

2. The art or process of tanning. [R.] --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tannery — may refer to:* A facility where the tanning process is applied to hides to produce leather. * Paul Tannery was a mathematician …   Wikipedia

  • tannery — (n.) c.1400, process of tanning; see TAN (Cf. tan) (v.) + ERY (Cf. ery). Meaning place where tanning is done is from 1736 …   Etymology dictionary

  • tannery — ► NOUN (pl. tanneries) ▪ a place where animal hides are tanned …   English terms dictionary

  • tannery — [tan′ər ē] n. pl. tanneries a place where hides are tanned …   English World dictionary

  • Tannery — Paul Tannery (* 20. Dezember 1843 in Mantes la Jolie bei Yvelines; † 27. November 1904 in Pantin) war ein französischer Mathematik und Wissenschaftshistoriker. Tannerys Vater war Eisenbahningenieur, und die Familie zog mit seinen Bauprojekten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tannery — UK [ˈtænərɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms tannery : singular tannery plural tanneries a place where animal skins are made into leather …   English dictionary

  • tannery — noun (plural neries) Date: 1694 a place where tanning is carried on …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tannery — /tan euh ree/, n., pl. tanneries. a place where tanning is carried on. [1400 50; late ME; see TAN1, ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • tannery — noun /ˈtænəri/ a) A place where people tan hides to make leather. b) The business of a tanner. See Also: tanner, tan …   Wiktionary

  • tannery — Synonyms and related words: armory, arsenal, assembly line, assembly plant, atomic energy plant, bindery, boatyard, boilery, bookbindery, brewery, brickyard, cannery, creamery, dairy, defense plant, distillery, dockyard, factory, factory belt,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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