Definition of tinner in English:
A tin miner or tinsmith.
- A bard of the Cornish Gorsedd, Gundry published Songs and dances of Cornwall in 1966, and used Cornish subjects, and folk-song material, in his operas The tinners of Cornwall and the comic opera The logan rock.
- The floor-men are laying the floor, the tinners are tinning the roof, the masons are calling for mortar.
- 100 years ago: A former tinner from Scarborough, who became a national cause celebre after he stole a turnip from a field whilst desperately poor, was in the news again.
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