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ore hearth

noun
1.
a small blast furnace for smelting lead.
Also called Scotch furnace, Scotch hearth.
Origin of ore hearth
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25

Scotch furnace

noun, Metallurgy.
Also called Scotch hearth.
Origin
First recorded in 1890-95
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