noun \ˈkiln, ˈkil\

: an oven or furnace that is used for hardening, burning, or drying something (such as pottery)

Full Definition of KILN

:  an oven, furnace, or heated enclosure used for processing a substance by burning, firing, or drying
kiln transitive verb

Origin of KILN

Middle English kilne, from Old English cyln, from Latin culina kitchen, from coquere to cook — more at cook
First Known Use: before 12th century


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