noun, plural stan·na·ries. British.
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As a reward he was appointed in 1742 Warden of the Stannaries.Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
His name was Simon Carfax, and he came as the captain of a gang from one of the Cornish stannaries.Lorna Doone|R. D. Blackmore
This is still the principal town of the Stannaries, wherein the court is held relating to those causes.
This Prince 'much augmented the powers of the stannaries of Devon and Cornwall, and under his auspices they thrived exceedingly.'Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts|Rosalind Northcote
A resignation of the Wardenship of the Stannaries had been extorted from him.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing