[leer, lair]


an oven used to anneal glass.

Also leer.

Origin of lehr

First recorded in 1905–10, lehr is from the German word Lehr, Leer model
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a long tunnel-shaped oven used for annealing glass

Word Origin for lehr

from German: pattern, model
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