Tanning definitions

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The art or process of making leather from rawhides.
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Darkening of the skin by exposure to the sun.
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The art or process of making leather from hides.
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The act of making fair skin brown, as by exposure to the sun.
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A beating; a whipping.
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A severe whipping; flogging.
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The acquisition of a tan, either by exposure to the sun, or artificially.
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(informal) A spanking.
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Present participle of tan.
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The process of making leather, which does not easily decompose, from the skins of animals, which do.
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