kier

noun
\ ˈki(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of kier 

: a large metal vat in which fibers, yarns, and fabrics are boiled off, bleached, or dyed

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History and Etymology for kier

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse ker tub, vessel, Norwegian dialect kjer; akin to Old High German char vessel, bowl, Gothic kas vessel

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