- tinley park,
- tinnevelly senna,
Origin of tinned
verb (used with object), tinned, tin·ning.
- to cover or coat with tin.
- to coat with soft solder.
Origin of tin
Examples from the Web for tinned
Yes, I noticed the references to tinned or canned vegetables in some of the books you chose.
The saddle bags are brought in; they are full of bread and tinned meats and native fruits, brandy and wine from his own vineyards.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
Virgil, upon a pillar 'of tinned iron clere,' supports 'the fame of pius Æneas.'
This apparatus consists of a cucurbit and capital of tinned copper or brass, Pl.Elements of Chemistry,|Antoine Lavoisier
verb tins, tinning or tinned (tr)
Word Origin for tin
Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tinom (cf. Middle Dutch and Dutch tin, Old High German zin, German Zinn, Old Norse tin), of unknown origin, not found outside Germanic.
Other Indo-European languages often have separate words for "tin" as a raw metal and "tin plate;" e.g. French étain, fer-blanc. Pliny refers to tin as plumbum album "white lead," and for centuries it was regarded as a form of silver debased by lead.
The chemical symbol Sn is from Late Latin stannum (see stannic). Tin-type in photography is from 1864. Tin ear "lack of musical discernment" is from 1909. Tin Lizzie "early Ford, especially a Model T," first recorded 1915.