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Grainer

Grainer

1. An infusion of pigeons dung used by tanners to neutralize the effects of lime and give flexibility to skins; called also grains and bate.

2. A knife for taking the hair off skins.

3. One who paints in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.; also, the brush or tool used in graining.


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