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tan·ner1 / ˈtanər/ • n. 1. a person who tans animal hides, esp. to earn a living. 2. a lotion or cream designed to promote the development of a suntan or produce a similar skin color artificially. tan·ner2 • n. Brit., inf. a sixpence.

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tanner

tanner former informal name for a silver sixpence; recorded from the early 19th century, but of unknown origin.

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