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oast

 (ōst)
n.
A kiln for drying hops or malt or drying and curing tobacco.

[Middle English ost, from Old English āst.]
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oast

(əʊst)
n
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]
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oast


(ōst),
n.
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]
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oast

- A kiln used to dry hops or malt or tobacco.
See also related terms for kiln.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oast - a kiln for drying hops
kiln - a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks
oast house - a building containing an oast (a kiln for drying hops); usually has a conical or pyramidal roof
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Translations

oast

nDarre f, → Trockenboden m
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