from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A paste made by mixing powdered charcoal, coal, or coke with clay, molasses, tar, or other suitable substance. It is used for lining hearths, crucibles, etc. Called also steep.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A paste variously made, used as a lining for crucibles and furnaces.
- To line with brasque.
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