- 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
- something made of tin.
- such things collectively.
Origin of tinwork
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- (functioning as singular or plural) a place where tin is mined, smelted, or rolled
- objects made of tin