Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tin miner.
  • n. One that makes or deals in tinware; a tinsmith.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. tinsmith
  • n. a worker in a tin mine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who works in a tin mine.
  • n. One who makes, or works in, tinware; a tinman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of gasolene-stove burning a mixture of gasolene-vapor and air as a fuel, fitted specially to heat and melt the solder used by plumbers and other workers in soft metal under the general name of ‘lead.'
  • n. One who works in a tin-mine or tin-works.
  • n. A tinman or tinsmith.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes or repairs tinware

Etymologies

tin +‎ -er? (Wiktionary)

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