Definition of "tanyard" [tan•yard]

  • (noun) An open-air tannery

Use "tanyard" in a sentence

  • "The poverty-stricken widow always congratulated herself upon its conclusion, and it never occurred to her that the amount of work that Birt did in the tanyard was a disproportionately large return for the few days that the tanner's mule ploughed their little fields."
  • "The building in the tanyard was a very large building, it had three stories."
  • "Grant never called for help in his life, but just then I seemed to catch a glimpse, within the masterful commander and veteran statesman, of the thin-skinned Scotch yokel from the Ohio tanyard uneasily adrift in an old so-superior world which he'd have liked to despise but couldn't help feeling in awe of."

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