Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who works in a tin-mine or tin-works.
  • noun A tinman or tinsmith.
  • noun 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.'

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun tinsmith
  • noun a worker in a tin mine

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

  • noun someone who makes or repairs tinware

Etymologies

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tin +‎ -er?

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