stannary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin stannaria.

Adjective[edit]

stannary (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to tin mining, especially in Cornwall.
    • Blackstone
      The stannary courts of Devonshire and Cornwall, for the administration of justice among the tinners therein, are also courts of record.

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Noun[edit]

stannary (plural stannaries)

  1. A tin mine or tin works.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hall to this entry?)