noun, plural stan·na·ries.British.
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The Stannary Courts, we are informed, were utterly corrupt and saturated with the spirit of perjury and injustice.The Story of an Ancient Parish|H. R. Coulthard
Ashburton is one of the old stannary towns, and besides mining, it was known for its trade in woollen goods, especially serges.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts|Rosalind Northcote
Stannary, stan′ar-i, adj. of or relating to tin mines or works.
It was one of the six stannary towns, and prior to 1832 returned two members to Parliament.Cornish Characters|S. Baring-Gould
Ashburton (Essebretona, Asperton, Ashperton) is a borough by prescription and an ancient stannary town.