lime1 ( def 1 ).

1350–1400; Middle English quyk lym, translation Latin calx vīva; see quick, lime1

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quicklime (ˈkwɪkˌlaɪm)
another name for calcium oxide
[C15: from quick (in the archaic sense: living) + lime1]

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Production included the commercial sale or captive consumption of quicklime,
  hydrated lime, and dead-burned refractory dolomite.
Quicklime will be paid for at the contract unit price per ton.
The kiln was used to burn limestone to make quicklime used in fertilizer,
  plaster, and mortar.
When needed, the quicklime is blown from the bottom of the silos to the square
  lime slaker building.
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