Middle English Dictionary Entry

tin n.(1)
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(a) The metal tin; ston of ~, a plumb bob, plummet; (b) in cpds. and combs.: ~ basse [s.v. ting-basse n.]; ~ foil, tin beaten into a thin sheet; ~ glas, bismuth; ~ nail, tin nails; —also coll.; ~ panne; ~ tol, a fee for mining tin; ~ werk, a place where tin is worked or manufactured; (c) in surnames.