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rock oven

/rohk owvan/ n. a free standing, mound-shaped outdoor oven, about four feet high, made of stones and cement; wood is burned in it until it becomes very hot, and then removed so food can be placed inside, after which the door is covered with wet burlap bags for insulation while the food bakes. (Black)

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2011-07-01 02:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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