- Example sentences
- His business centred on animal skins: he trained as a glover and whittawer (‘white tawer’, i.e. a tanner, who treats animal skins with alum or lime), which required an apprenticeship of at least seven years.
- This is the work of the tawers, using age-old techniques combined with modern technology.
- Then an organ-builder Josef Egger moved in the house and was followed by a tawer Martin Osimus in 1698.
early 18th century: of unknown origin.