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n. - A craftsman who tans skins and hides; A small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies.

Usage examples (36)
  • Well, believe it or not, new research suggests that some people are tanorexic, addicted to what they call a tanner's high.
  • The name tanner for a sixpence coin was first used at the beginning of the 19th century.
  • But back in the day, the tanner was the guy who made leather goods out of animal hides.
  • The tanner was a tall, muscular man, clad in brown jeans, and with boots of a fair grade of leather drawn high over his trousers. for more
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