noun, plural tendermen. Canadian Fishery.
any member of the crew of a vessel engaged in conveying fish from a trap or pound to the shore.
- Tender mercies
see: leave to someone’s tender mercies
[ten-der-mahyn-did] /ˈtɛn dərˈmaɪn dɪd/ adjective 1. compassionate and idealistic.
adjective, tenderer, tenderest. 1. soft or delicate in substance; not hard or tough: a tender steak. 2. weak or delicate in constitution; not strong or hardy. 3. (of plants) unable to withstand freezing temperatures. 4. young or immature: children of tender age. 5. delicate or soft in quality: tender blue. 6. delicate, soft, or gentle: […]
noun 1. a public offer to purchase stock of a corporation from its shareholders at a certain price within a stated time limit, often in an effort to win control of the company.