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tannage

[tan-ij] /ˈtæn ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act or process of tanning leather.
2.
the product of tanning; something that is tanned.
Origin of tannage
1655-1665
1655-65; tan1 + -age
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  • Mrs Wilson's a throughgaun quean, and clears mair than a hunder a-year by the tannage.

  • The tannage is mellow, but not so much as is usual for upper leather.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • For the tannage of sole leather in the drum by the cutiloid process, about 120 per cent.

    Leather K. J. Adcock
  • The tannage lasts, therefore, 27 weeks, of which 18 weeks (two-thirds) are in layers.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • Further disadvantages arise from the fact that the chrome tannage is an "empty" tannage.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • The liquors may be warmed; this quickens the tannage and also leaches the sumach.

    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
  • Certain it is, however, that time renders the tannage more permanent.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • Those leathers which are intended to remain on the shelves for many decades, should be in this tannage.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
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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