One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A furnace used for the annealing of glass.
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- ‘This system is used in almost all the annealing and decorating lehrs.’
- ‘The annealing and decorating lehrs are among the best known products of the company.’
- ‘Bowman lehrs can be sourced from factories in Pennsylvania in the USA and the Czech Republic.’
- ‘They are then gradually cooled in an annealing oven known as a lehr.’
- ‘We also do reconstruction and repair of lehrs previously installed by other manufacturers.’
Mid 17th century: of unknown origin.
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