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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A low fire used in chemical operations.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A slow fire of live coals banked or covered with ashes, used in chemical operations, and by bakers and others.


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