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Definitions of tan:

part of speech: present participle

Tanning.

part of speech: noun

The bark of the oak, willow, and other trees, which abounds in tannin, crushed and broken in a mill, used for turning skins into leather.

part of speech: adjective

Of a yellowish- brown colour like tan.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be come brown in the sun.

part of speech: verb

To convert skins into leather by steeping them amongst water and the bark of the oak, willow, & c.; to make tawny or brown by exposure to the sun.

part of speech: adjective

Yellowish- brown.

part of speech: verb transitive

To convert skins and hides into leather by steeping in vegetable solutions containing tannin: to make brown or tawny.

part of speech: noun

Oak bark, or other bark containing tannic acid, used in making leather; a yellowish- brown color, like that of such bark; a brown color given to the skin by exposure to the sun; as, " barefoot boy, with cheek of tan".

part of speech: noun

Bark bruised and broken for tanning: a yellowish- brown color.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Tanned.

part of speech: verb transitive

To convert ( a hide) into leather by soaking in bark water; to make brown by exposure to the sun.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become tanned: pr. p. tanning; pa. t. and pa. p. tanned.

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