verb (used with object)
to prepare or dress (some raw material) for use or further manipulation.
to transform the skin of an animal into white leather by the application of minerals, emulsions, etc.
Archaic. to flog; thrash.
the line from which the players shoot in marbles
(Austral, informal) back to taws, back to the beginning
a large marble used for shooting
a game of marbles
to convert (skins) into white leather by treatment with mineral salts, such as alum and salt, rather than by normal tanning processes
(archaic or dialect) to flog; beat
noun 1. a broadleaved evergreen, Quintinia serrata, of New Zealand’s North Island
noun (pl) tawhiri 1. a small New Zealand tree, Pittosporum tenuifolium, with wavy green glossy leaves Also called black matipo
adjective, Scot. 1. docile; easy to manage.