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tintype

[tin-tahyp] /ˈtɪnˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
Photography, ferrotype (def 2).
2.
not on your tintype, Slang. absolutely not:
Ask her again? Not on your tintype!
Origin of tintype
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; tin + -type
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Examples from the web for tintype
  • The scene is reversed because the tintype process results in a mirror image of the subject being photographed.
  • Tarlton presented a tintype photograph of himself as proof.
British Dictionary definitions for tintype

tintype

/ˈtɪnˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
another name for ferrotype (sense 1), ferrotype (sense 2)
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