Turnery meaning

tûrnə-rē
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The work or workshop of a lathe operator.
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The work or shop of a lathe operator.
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The art of fashioning solid bodies into cylindrical or other forms by means of a lathe.
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Things or forms made by a turner, or in the lathe.

Chairs of wood, the seats triangular, the backs, arms, and legs loaded with turnery. "” Walpole.

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A place where lathework is carried out.
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Origin of turnery

  • Compare French tournerie.

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