scotch hearth

ore hearth

noun
a small blast furnace for smelting lead.
Also called Scotch furnace, Scotch hearth.


Origin:
1815–25

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Scotch furnace

noun Metallurgy.
Also called Scotch hearth.


Origin:
1890–95

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