Real-life Israelis, with tans and guns, Jewish tanks, Hebrew spoken in the streets.
He tans, moisturizes, exfoliates, and buffs, and then gels his hair back, with a crisp white button-up.
Their "tans," Reed says, were "melting down their muscles and dripping on the floor."
Sarah Palin tans, and she effectively coined the phrase Real America.
A white powder is obtained which tans when its solution is acidified.
Browns and tans seemed best and safest in a little house like this, and I knew I shouldn't tire of them as of any other color!
"I'd like one made in that manner from different shades that harmonize, browns and tans, for instance," said Mary.
Notice the value of self-toned papers, and of shades of tans and pale browns.
It must be this climate that tans them to such a glorious shade, said Ray.
The opposing faction has been called The Black and tans, and has held to the negro.
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