Tanner

A man who tanned skins and hides using tannin (made from bark). He was not permitted to make shoes from his finished work. The Latin is tannerus. -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tanner '88 — Criterion Collection DVD cover Format Comedy drama Created by Garry Trudeau …   Wikipedia

  • Tanner — bezeichnet eine Stadt im Limestone County des US Bundesstaates Alabama, siehe Tanner (Alabama) eine Eisenhütte in Tanne im Landkreis Harz, siehe Tanner Hütte ein Moor in Österreich, siehe Tanner Moor einen Roman von Robert Walser, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tanner — [ tane ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1260; tenner « fatiguer » 1195; de tan 1 ♦ Préparer (les peaux) avec du tan pour les rendre imputrescibles et en faire du cuir. Abusivt Tanner le cuir. Par ext. Préparer (les peaux) avec d autres substances… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tanner — may refer to: * Tanner (occupation), the tanning of leather and hides * Tanner (coin), sixpence in British coinage * Tanner stage (or Tanner scale), stages of physical development in children, adolescents and adults * Tanner 88 , television… …   Wikipedia

  • TANNER (A.) — TANNER ALAIN (1929 ) Alain Tanner a été le premier des jeunes cinéastes suisses à s’imposer, non sans peine, hors des frontières helvétiques. Il a d’abord été, avec Claude Goretta, l’animateur d’un ciné club genevois, en 1951. Il lui était à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tanner — Tanner, WA U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington Population (2000): 2966 Housing Units (2000): 1087 Land area (2000): 6.065717 sq. miles (15.710134 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.065717… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tanner, WA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington Population (2000): 2966 Housing Units (2000): 1087 Land area (2000): 6.065717 sq. miles (15.710134 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.065717 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • tanner — (n.) sixpence, slang word first recorded 1811, of unknown origin. J.C. Hotten, lexicographer of Victorian slang, thinks it may be from tanner and skin, rhyming slang for thin, presumably in reference to the smallness of the coin. Not to be… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tanner — Tanner. v. a. Preparer les cuirs avec du tan. Tanner des cuirs de vaches …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Tanner — Tan ner, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tanner — Tan ner, n. [Etym. uncertain.] A sixpence. [Slang, Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.