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Definition of Tinwork
1. something made of tin [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinwork
Literary usage of Tinwork
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"2, there is an entry of a plea of trespass, vi ct arm is. for breaking and entering a tinwork of the plaintiff and ejecting him from it; ..."
2. A History of English Law by William Searle Holdsworth, John Burke (1903)
"... the jurisdiction extends to any "vill, tithing, and hamlet where some tinwork in ... and no longer than the same tinwork is or shall be in working"; ..."
3. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1905)
"II., there is an entry of a plea of trespass, ri et armis, for breaking and entering a tinwork of the plaintiff and ejecting him from it; ..."
4. Queen's Bench Reports by John Leycester Adolphus, Thomas Flower Ellis, Great Britain Court of Queen's Bench (1849)
"Verification : Denial. Issue thereon, and award of venire. The term alay is well known to he applied to a neglected or deserted tinwork. ..."
5. Calendar of Ancient Records of Dublin: In the Possession of the Municipal by Dublin (Ireland), Rosa Mulholland Gilbert, John Francis Weldrick (1907)
"60 0 2 ' Robert King's bill for tinwork ... 13 8 1 • 'John Graham's bill for gowns for the officers at mace . ..."
6. The Law Reports, Chancery Appeal Cases: Including Bankruptcy and Lunacy by Great Britain Court of Chancery (1866)
"... tinwork, and Pit- moor tinwork, in Cornwall. These mines were supplied with a large part of the water necessary for working them by the stream in ..."