Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The process of calcining or roasting tin-witts or tin-ore that has been dressed but contains pyrites or other impurities.

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Examples

  • None to whom the God-like had revealed itself, through all meanest and highest forms of the Common; and by him been again prophetically revealed: in whose inspired melody, even in these rag-gathering and rag-burning days, Man's Life again begins, were it but afar off, to be divine?

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

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