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lehr

[ leer, lair ]
/ lɪər, lɛər /
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noun
an oven used to anneal glass.
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Also leer [leer] /lɪər/ .

Origin of lehr

First recorded in 1905–10, lehr is from the German word Lehr, Leer “model”
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British Dictionary definitions for lehr

lehr
/ (lɪə) /

noun
a long tunnel-shaped oven used for annealing glass

Word Origin for lehr

from German: pattern, model
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