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Word: tanner

Definition: person who turns animal hides into leather

Sentences Containing 'tanner'

A native of Boston, Billings was a tanner by trade, and was mainly self-taught in music.
A year after the 1948 election, Premier Manning changed Tanner's ministerial portfolio.
Attended Wentworth and Tanner elementary schools and Kearsley High School graduating in 1954.
Blamed if he didn't inquire about everybody and everything in that blessed town, and all about the Wilkses; and about Peter's business--which was a tanner; and about George's--which was a carpenter; and about Harvey's--which was a dissentering minister; and so on, and so on.
Borgfeldt Company in turn set to work developing other products, granting the first license to Walkburger, Tanner and Company of St.
By 1832, Tanner's map recorded the name of the river as Missisagaigon or Rum River.
Chuck Tanner's mother died the morning of Game 5 (this was mentioned during the telecast by announcer Howard Cosell).
During Kimball's presidency, Tanner read the church's announcement that race was no longer to be a barrier to ordination to the priesthood in general conference.
He was born in Connecticut and later moved to New Jersey, where he married Anna Ogden and became a tanner.
He was born in Napanee, Ontario, apprenticed there as a tanner and came to Victoria in 1867.
Hirst was apprenticed to a tanner, fell in love with his daughter and became engaged to her.
In 1960, Tanner was called to be an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and a full-time general authority of the LDS Church.
In 1962, George Q. Morris's passing created a vacancy in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, which Tanner was called to fill in October 1962.
In addition to teaching, Tanner established his own general store (which also became the local post office) to supplement his family income.
In the church, he preferred to be referred to as "N. Eldon Tanner".
In the price of leather, for example, you must pay not only for the tax upon the leather of your own shoes, but for a part of that upon those of the shoemaker and the tanner.
In the same manner a third becomes a smith or a brazier; a fourth, a tanner or dresser of hides or skins, the principal part of the clothing of savages.
It is insinuated by Travis Tanner that his mother (Lily Specter) was promiscuous, and Jessica's statements about Harvey's personality suggest his early life was emotionally damaging; Harvey later reveals in a conversation with Mike that Tanner's insinuations were true.
J.C. Nichols Company architect Edward Tanner designed the house.
Not long afterward, Tanner's health deteriorated and it became impossible for him to shoulder the burdens of his office.
On his father's side, who followed the occupation of a tanner, he was descended from a family long known in the district which had ties to French Huguenot refugees.
Premier William Aberhart appointed Tanner to the Executive Council of Alberta (cabinet) as the Minister of Lands and Mines on January 5, 1937.
Quotes "Entertainment Weekly"'s Tanner Stransky about this bittersweet episode: "In this situation, my concern is squarely for Betty: Is the girl even considering her own happiness?
Ross plays rookie LAPD officer, James Tanner.
Stationary Odyssey is an alternative rock band from Evansville, Indiana, composed of Aaron Tanner and Brett Siler.
Tanner barely kept his seat, winning a hotly contested two-way race against Independent candidate S.H. Nelson.
Tanner began his working life at a grocery store and butcher shop.
Tanner eventually became a high school teacher in Cardston.
Tanner Foust remained as a host, and was joined by comedian/actor Adam Ferrara and racing analyst Rutledge Wood.
Tanner gets Stephen to sign an affidavit claiming that she was complicit in the murders, but Donna is able to neutralize this.
Tanner has never lost a case and is willing to break the law to win, and he believes that Harvey is the same way.
Tanner is aware that Harvey still has feelings for Scottie, and he also knows of their past dalliances.
Tanner produced a Sonic Youth tribute album, "Confuse Yr Idols" (Narnack Records).
Tanner ran for a third term in office in the 1944 Alberta general election.
Tanner remained first counselor until his death the following year at age 84.
Tanner served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1935 to 1952 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government.
Tanner was a member of the First Presidency when he died on November 27, 1982.
Tanner was born on May 9, 1898 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Tanner was drafted to run for a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the first time in the 1935 Alberta general election.
The 1948 Alberta general election would see Tanner run for his fourth term in office.
The episode "High Noon" reveals that Hardman created the memo and told Tanner that the memo was fake, forcing the him to drop the suit.
The first self-tanner came about in the same decade and was known as “Man-Tan,” although it often led to undesirable orange skin.
The mails then came in from De Kaib, carried on horseback by Henry Tanner.
The pilot, filmed in June 2008, was presented by television and radio host Adam Carolla, rally driver Tanner Foust, and television carpenter Eric Stromer.
There were two laymen also with Hagleitner at the head of this movement, Thomas Mair, a tanner, and Hagleitner's brother-in-law, and Sebastian Manzl, the parish magistrate of Westendorf.
This time Pittsburgh manager Chuck Tanner was looking to win a Series of his own.
Thomas Tanner came in March, 1809, and spent the remainder of his long and useful life there.
Though Tanner privately implies this to Harvey, he refuses to testify in court to this regard. At the end of Season 3, Tanner returns as the lawyer representing Ava Hessington who is now suing the still-undissolved Pearson Darby Specter firm, and all of the people involved with her case, for malpractice.
Travis Tanner (Eric Close) is a rival lawyer of Harvey's.
When a full touring band was needed, Gar Wood (Beehive and the Baracudas, Tanner, Fishwife) was called in to play the bass guitar.

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