One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The second firing of ceramic ware, in which the glaze is fused.as modifier ‘a glost kiln’
- ‘All our glost firing is done in tunnel kilns.’
- ‘This glost kiln produces combination of flatware and hollow-ware fired on refractory batts.’
- ‘Saving on shelf space, no bisque pots waiting for the next glost firing - a bonus if you workshop is small’
- ‘After the initial biscuit firing, all tableware is glazed by hand, before the glost firing.’
- ‘The company had one main manufacturing issue, which was to improve the quality of glost pieces.’
- ‘The kiln has a through draft, the flames from the furnace entering the glost oven.’
Late 19th century: apparently a dialect alteration of gloss.
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