lime burner

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noun

a person who makes lime by burning or calcining limestone, shells, etc.

Nearby words

  1. limbourg,
  2. limburg,
  3. limburger,
  4. limbus,
  5. lime,
  6. lime glass,
  7. lime green,
  8. lime liniment,
  9. lime pit,
  10. lime sulfur

Origin of lime burner

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50

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British Dictionary definitions for lime burner

lime burner

noun

a person whose job it is to burn limestone to make lime
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