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fire-cure

[fahyuh r-kyoo r] /ˈfaɪərˌkyʊər/
verb (used with object), fire-cured, fire-curing.
1.
to cure (tobacco) by means of open fires, the smoke and flame imparting a creosotic flavor.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for fire cure

fire-cure

verb
1.
(transitive) to cure (tobacco) by exposure to the smoke and heat of an open fire
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