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keir

[keer] /kɪər/
noun
1.
kier.

kier

or keir

[keer] /kɪər/
noun
1.
a large vat in which fibers, yarns, or fabrics are boiled, bleached, or dyed.
Origin of kier
1565-1575
First recorded in 1565-75, kier is from the Old Norse word ker vessel, vat
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British Dictionary definitions for keirs

kier

/kɪə/
noun
1.
a vat in which cloth is bleached
Word Origin
C16: from Old Norse ker tub; related to Old High German kar
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