What does the word tanner mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who tans hides.

Usage examples for tanner

  1. Mr. Fletcher was a wealthy tanner in Norton Bury. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. But as the third day rolled around, about the middle of the afternoon the tanner himself sneaked out at the back door of his tannery in Southam's lane, and went up into the town. – Master Skylark by John Bennett
  3. Billy shook hands with a young tanner in tight but wholly new clothes, to whom Luella May Spain introduced him as her imminent husband. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
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