Meaning of TANNING in English

TANNING

/tan"ing/ , n.

1. the process or art of converting hides or skins into leather.

2. a browning or darkening of the skin, as by exposure to the sun.

3. Informal. a thrashing; whipping.

[ 1475-85; TAN 1 , + -ING 1 ]

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