English version

tannery in Industry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtannerytan‧ne‧ry /ˈtænəri/ noun (plural tanneries) [countable]  TIa place where animal skins are tanned (=made into leather by treating them with a special acid)
Examples from the Corpus
tanneryThrough the kaftan market, bright with colours hanging outside, smelling leather and the not too distant tannery.On this particular evening he walked towards the tannery.I happened upon the tannery when I walked east along the coast towards the beginning of the Akrotiri peninsula.The tannery had the deserted aspect it always wore; it took very few workers to keep it productive.