Definition of limekiln in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪmkɪln


  • A kiln in which limestone is burnt or calcined to produce quicklime.
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    • By a similar stroke of the pen, a limekiln in Thrislington obtained a licence to burn fuel that was 100 per cent hazardous.
    • His followers developed favourite themes; they painted rustic taverns, limekilns, travellers attacked by brigands, street vendors, charlatans, and carnivals.
    • Station House, set in the hamlet of Hollybush Forfar House, home to a remarkable pair of limekilns Two homes act as a reminder to the glory days of our industrial past

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