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lehr

[leer, lair] /lɪər, lɛər/
noun
1.
an oven used to anneal glass.
Also, leer.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < German Lehr, Leer model
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lehr

/lɪə/
noun
1.
a long tunnel-shaped oven used for annealing glass
Word Origin
from German: pattern, model
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