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limekiln

[lahym-kil, -kiln] /ˈlaɪmˌkɪl, -ˌkɪln/
noun
1.
a kiln or furnace for making lime by calcining limestone or shells.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English limkilne. See lime1, kiln
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limekiln

/ˈlaɪmˌkɪln/
noun
1.
a kiln in which calcium carbonate is calcined to produce quicklime
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