What does the word tin mean?

Usage examples for tin

  1. Do not think, dear Mrs. Martin, that you or Mr. Martin can ever 'intrude'- you know you use that word in your letter. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  2. As we crawled along, still on high gear- that tin car certainly pulled strongly- a horseman emerged from a fold in the hills. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White