tinworks

[tin-wurks]

noun, plural tin·works. (used with a singular or plural verb)

an establishment for the mining or processing of tin or for the making of tinware.

Origin of tinworks

1425–75; late Middle English; see tin, works

tinwork

[tin-wurk]

noun

something made of tin.
such things collectively.

Origin of tinwork

First recorded in 1490–1500; tin + work
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British Dictionary definitions for tinworks

tinworks

noun

(functioning as singular or plural) a place where tin is mined, smelted, or rolled

tinwork

noun

objects made of tin
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