- the act or process of tanning leather.
- the product of tanning; something that is tanned.
Origin of tannage
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Examples from the Web for tannage
For the tannage of sole leather in the drum by the cutiloid process, about 120 per cent.Leather
K. J. Adcock
Certain it is, however, that time renders the tannage more permanent.
The tannage consists of oak bark and myrabs together with gambier.
The bath is exhausted by commencing the tannage of a succeeding pack.
The liquors may be warmed; this quickens the tannage and also leaches the sumach.
- the act or process of tanning
- a skin or hide that has been tanned
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