Meaning of OAST in English


Pronunciation: ' ō st

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English ost, from Old English ā st; akin to Middle Dutch eest kiln, Latin aestus heat, aestas summer ― more at EDIFY

Date: before 12th century

: a usually conical kiln used for drying hops, malt, or tobacco ― called also oast · house \ - ˌ hau ̇ s \

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