Definition of Tanners
1. Noun. (plural of tanner) ¹
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Definition of Tanners
1. tanner [n] - See also: tanner
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Literary usage of Tanners
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1900)
"... Alderman of the tanners, and by the hole consent and agrement of all the ... ORDINANCES OF THE tanners. ... of tanners, and all the ..."
2. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of by Great Exhibition, Robert Ellis (1851)
"Manufactured by the tanners of Trebizond. 471, 473 Morocco skins, grey .—Manufactured by the tanners of Nish. 474, 475 Morocco skins, grey and red. ..."
3. The Little Red Book of Bristol by Bristol (England). (1900)
"... il ne paiera nul charge al arte de tanners mez a son arte a qil fut apprentice mez ... etc. tanners exercise his craft to which he was bound apprentice, ..."
4. Beverley Town Documents by Arthur Francis Leach (1900)
"... the said daie and yere that, as well Thomas Chapman and Raufe Buckton of Beverley aforesaid, tanners, as all other tanner or tanners ..."
5. The Guilds of Florence by Edgcumbe Staley (1906)
"It would of course be quite impossible to describe at length the various uses to which the skilful Florentine tanners put the leather they manipulated. ..."
6. Modern American Tanning: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Leather (1910)
"Some tanners prefer a mineral oil to neatsfoot oil for the purpose of oiling the grain, ... SMALL tanners. There is a lot of talk among the small tanners, ..."
7. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"... act as agents to the London butchers, and then prepare the skins for the leather-dressers and parchment-makers; whereas the tanners purchase ox, cow, ..."
8. Wages and Earnings of the Working Classes: Report to Sir Arthur Bass, M.P. by Leone Levi (1885)
"IN the finer work of leather, including leather case, portfolio, parchment, and vellum manufacture, the wages are higher than those of tanners ..."