a place where tanning is carried on.
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How to use tannery in a sentence
Though without large manufacturing industries, the town has joinery works, a brass and iron foundry, a tannery and brewery.
Thus, our tannery could now sustain a siege against those ill-tempered episcopals.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
It was a long distance from the tannery of Colombaik to the market-place, the rendezvous of the bourgeois militia.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
Then he got indicted with others fer robbin' a little tannery that was operatin' down the crick.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
When they struck the old road above the tannery, Alfred gave the hounds a run, until Turner Simpson's house came into view.Watch Yourself Go By | Al. G. Field
British Dictionary definitions for tannery
a place or building where skins and hides are tanned
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