Definition of Tranks

1. Noun. (plural of trank) ¹



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Definition of Tranks

1. trank [n] - See also: trank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tranks

tranduced
tranect
tranects
tranexamic
tranexamic acid
trangam
trangams
trangenic
trangle
trangles
trangram
trangrams
trank
tranked
tranking
tranks (current term)
trankum
trankums
trannel
trannels
trannie
trannies
tranq
tranqed
tranqing
tranqs
tranquil
tranquiler

Literary usage of Tranks

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1. Gloves and the Glove Trade by B. Eldred Ellis (1921)
"All these are stamped out from the " tranks " of leather or from odd pieces of the skins left over after the " tranks " have been cut. ..."

2. The Leather Glove Industry in the United States by Daniel Walter Redmond (1913)
"tranks accurately measured crossways, or lengthways if faults should make ... tranks measured and spudded. Thumbs not measured but so worked out that they ..."

3. The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer: Continued to the Present Time by Richard Burn (1797)
"... foreign leather which is not compleatly made into gloves and mittens, but is cut into the form of gloves and mittens called Shafts or tranks) the fame ..."

4. Customs Tariff Act of August 5, 1909, Revised to March 1, 1910, with by Downing (R.F) & Co (1910)
"400 " tranks shall pay 75 per cent, of the duty on gloves for the ... 451 " pieces of leather for, not tranks, in addition to duty on leather from which cut ..."

5. Polk's Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County DirectoryAnn Arbor (Mich.) (1916)
""THE LUGGAGE SHOP" TRAVELERS' GOODS, Sample tranks, Sample Cases and Anto tranks Telephone Main 4407 64 and 66 Congre.« St. East DETROIT, MICH. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The most delicate part of the glove- maker's art, in which exact judgment is required, comes in preparing the "tranks" or slips from which the separate ..."

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