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flue-cure

[ floo-kyoor ]
/ ˈfluˌkyʊər /
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verb (used with object), flue-cured, flue-cur·ing.
to dry or cure by warm air that has been passed through flues.
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Origin of flue-cure

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for flue-cure

flue-cure

verb
(tr) to cure (tobacco) by means of radiant heat from pipes or flues connected to a furnace
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