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kiln-dry

[ kil-drahy, kiln- ]
/ ˈkɪlˌdraɪ, ˈkɪln- /
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verb (used with object), kiln-dried, kiln-dry·ing.
to dry in a kiln.
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Origin of kiln-dry

First recorded in1530–40
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