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noun as in kiln

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I listened to it sitting in the hop-oast, whose tower, like a castle turret, overlooks and domineers the yard.

The farmers have been drying their damp wheat in the oast-houses over charcoal fires, and wages are lowered, and men discharged.

The road which we were using ran at right angles into a better-class way by the side of an old oast-house.

As we drew up at the fatal corner, the others came out of the oast-house to see what was making the noise.

“Oast-houses, where they dry the hops over a fire on horse-hair sheets,” said Mercer.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oast, such as: furnace, stove, fire, glaze, hearth, and bake.

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