Meaning of OAST in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈōst ]


Etymology: Middle English ost, from Old English āst; 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 -ˌhau̇s

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