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bloomery

[bloo-muh-ree] /ˈblu mə ri/
noun, plural bloomeries.
1.
Metalworking. a hearth for smelting iron in blooms of pasty consistency by means of charcoal.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; bloom2 + -ery
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bloomery

/ˈbluːmərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.
a place in which malleable iron is produced directly from iron ore
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