Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conical heap of pine wood arranged for burning to produce tar.
“Some were tending a tar-kiln, and some engaged in cutting into fire-wood the pines which a recent tornado had thrown to the ground.”
“This was a _tervahauta_ or tar-kiln, which looked like an enormous mushroom turned upside down, standing on a thick stem of wooden piles, only in this case the mushroom was ninety or”
“I was burning inside like a tar-kiln, and I wonder that the smoke hadn't been pouring out of me at all points.”
“It is made wholly from the heart or "light wood" of the long-leafed pine, which is split into billets of a size convenient for handling and arranging in the tar-kiln.”
“But I know'd that I had to be on my best behavior, and so I kept it all to myself; though I was so mad that I was burning inside like a tar-kiln, and I wonder that the smoke had not been pouring out of me at all points.”
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