Tinker, The Translations of Beowulf, 1903).
His father, Thomas Bunyan,' was a tinker, or, as he described himself, a "brasier."
He bore a great reputation for conviviality, and wrote a humorous Latin version of the popular ballad A soldier and a sailor, A tinker and a tailor, &c.
2 The air will also ring with loud notes that have been syllabled tinker, tinker, tinker, while other notes in a different key, something like djepp, djepp, djepp rapidly uttered, may be heard as if in response.
Tinker (1902) in prose.