beehive oven

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Definition of beehive oven 

: an arched oven used especially for baking food and formerly for coking coal

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Renovators from the North Bennet Street School, which teaches traditional trades and often revamps historic buildings, preserved the brick fireplace and beehive oven from the Fowler period. Marek Mazurek, BostonGlobe.com, "Seeds of the past grow into farm of the future," 6 July 2018 The kitchen opens to a family room with wide plank maple floors and a fireplace with an original beehive oven. Karen A. Avitabile, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 93 Shunpike Road, Cromwell," 26 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of beehive oven

1872, in the meaning defined above

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