fire cure


verb (used with object), fire-cured, fire-curing.
to cure (tobacco) by means of open fires, the smoke and flame imparting a creosotic flavor.

1880–85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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(tr) to cure (tobacco) by exposure to the smoke and heat of an open fire

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