tannage

[ tan-ij ]

noun
  1. the act or process of tanning leather.

  2. the product of tanning; something that is tanned.

Origin of tannage

1
First recorded in 1655–65; tan1 + -age

Words Nearby tannage

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How to use tannage in a sentence

  • It is of course liable to result in an under-tannage of the interior of the fibre.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • Certain it is, however, that time renders the tannage more permanent.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • The term applied to the hide after these processes, but before tannage, is "pelt."

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • The tannage consists of oak bark and myrabs together with gambier.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • The bath is exhausted by commencing the tannage of a succeeding pack.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett

British Dictionary definitions for tannage

tannage

/ (ˈtænɪdʒ) /


noun
  1. the act or process of tanning

  2. a skin or hide that has been tanned

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