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Related to oast: oast house disease
A kiln for drying hops or malt or drying and curing tobacco.
[Middle English ost, from Old English āst.]
1. a kiln for drying hops
2. Also called: oasthouse a building containing such kilns, usually having a conical or pyramidal roof
[Old English āst; related to Old Norse eisa fire]
a kiln for drying hops or malt.
[before 1050; Middle English ost, Old English āst; c. Frisian (West) iest, Middle Low German eist, Dutch eest]
oast- A kiln used to dry hops or malt or tobacco.
See also related terms for kiln.
n → Darre f, → Trockenboden m