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Tutanag. n.s.

Tutanage is the Chinese name for spelter, which we erroneously apply to the metal of which canisters are made, that are brought over with the tea from China. It being a coarse pewter made with the lead carried from England and tin got in the kingdom of Quintang. Woodward.

Sources: Woodward, John (78)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Tutanag." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: October 13, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=5362.


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