Meaning of KILN in English

KILN

[kiln] n [ME kilne, fr. OE cyln, fr. L culina kitchen, fr. coquere to cook--more at cook] (bef. 12c): an oven, furnace, or heated enclosure used for processing a substance by burning, firing, or drying -- kiln vt

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