Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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tan ( tannage, tanned )

1. To convert a hide or skin into leather. 2. Tannage, which is the act, process, or result of tanning a hide or skin. 3. A tanned hide or skin, i.e., one which has been converted into leather.

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