turner

Part of speech: noun

One who shapes objects on a lathe.

Part of speech: noun

A gymnast, especially a member of a turnverein.

Part of speech: noun

Turning.

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Usage examples "turner":

  1. So home and to the office a while, and then home to supper, where Mrs. Turner come to us, and sat and talked. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. The turner says, " Go to your mother." - "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.
  3. " There were nearly as many souls lost when the Royal George went down at Spithead, with all the fleet at anchor round about her," replied Ben; " were there not, Turner, for you were on board of her?" - "Poor Jack", Frederick Marryat.