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  • We happened to visit the melting-house one evening, while silver and lead were being separated by oxidizing the lead in a reverberatory furnace.

    Anahuac : or, Mexico and the Mexicans, Ancient and Modern

  • The workmen at the Swedish melting-house showed the same thing to some travellers in the seventeenth century; for Regnard saw it in 1681, at the copper-works in Lapland.

    The Miracle Mongers, an Exposé

  • Company a messuage, tenement, and melting-house, in the parish of St

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 436 Volume 17, New Series, May 8, 1852

  • The third person raised to divine honors by Coleridge was Bowyer, the master of Christ's Hospital, London -- a man whose name rises into the nostrils of all who knew him with the gracious odor of a tallow - chandler's melting-house upon melting day, and whose memory is embalmed in the hearty detestation of all his pupils.

    Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers — Volume 2

  • The third person raised to divine honors by Coleridge was Bowyer, the master of Christ's Hospital, London -- a man whose name rises into the nostrils of all who knew him with the gracious odor of a tallow - chandler's melting-house upon melting day, and whose memory is embalmed in the hearty detestation of all his pupils.

    Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

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  • (n): the location where the melting down and rendering of fats and tallows from the abattoir took place.

    January 4, 2009