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Kiln


KILN, noun kil.

1. A large stove or oven; a fabric of brick or stone which may be heated for the purpose of hardening, burning or drying any thing; as a kiln for baking or hardening earthen vessels; a kiln for drying grain or meal.

2. A pile of brick constructed for burning or hardening; called also a brick-kiln.