Sudden cardiac death, which tanner suffered, strikes 350,000 people a year, killing nine of 10 victims.
A sexy “lobbyist” named Destiny, who Nicholson uses to seduce politicians on Capitol Hill, attempts to bed Senator tanner.
At Slate, tanner Colby does the experiment with Woodward's biography of John Belushi.
tanner is right that free trade, including outsourcing, raises national income in the aggregate.
“That burger is going on record,” tanner warns, eyeing my tape recorder.
The tanner in the bower gave approval with a cough, like Cupid with a sneeze; then he turned it to a snore.
The name seems to have been applied also to the man who barked trees for the tanner.
And somewhere about the same time he married Elsbeth Schmidt, a tanner's widow, who had one child, Franz.
He settled in Sturbridge, as a farmer, also carrying on his trade of tanner and currier.
Viewing the scene of battle strategically, tanner struck on an idea which was certainly original.
"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 confused with tenner, slang for "ten pound note," which dates from 1861.
late Old English tannian "to convert hide into leather" (by steeping it in tannin), from Medieval Latin tannare "tan, dye, a tawny color" (c.900), from tannum "crushed oak bark," used in tanning leather, probably from a Celtic source (e.g. Breton tann "oak tree"). The meaning "make brown by exposure to the sun" first recorded 1520s. To tan (someone's) hide in the figurative sense is from 1660s. Related: Tanned; tanning.
"bronze color imparted to skin by exposure to sun," 1749, see tan (v.). As a simple name for a brownish color, in any context, it is recorded from 1888. The adjective tan "of the color of tanned leather" is recorded from 1660s.
Abbreviation of tangent