twier
Tuyere Tu`y[`e]re", n. [F.; akin to tuyau a pipe; of Teutonic origin. Cf. {Tweer}, {Tewel}.] A nozzle, mouthpiece, or fixture through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge. [Corruptly written also {tweer}, and {twier}.] [1913 Webster]

{Tuy[`e]re arch}, the embrasure, in the wall of a blast furnace through which the tuy[`e]re enters. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tuyere — Tu y[ e]re , n. [F.; akin to tuyau a pipe; of Teutonic origin. Cf. {Tweer}, {Tewel}.] A nozzle, mouthpiece, or fixture through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge. [Corruptly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tuyere arch — Tuyere Tu y[ e]re , n. [F.; akin to tuyau a pipe; of Teutonic origin. Cf. {Tweer}, {Tewel}.] A nozzle, mouthpiece, or fixture through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge. [Corruptly written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tweer — Tuyere Tu y[ e]re , n. [F.; akin to tuyau a pipe; of Teutonic origin. Cf. {Tweer}, {Tewel}.] A nozzle, mouthpiece, or fixture through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge. [Corruptly written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zwier — * Zwier, ein veraltetes Adverbium für zwey Mahl, welches noch in Luthers Bibel Übersetzung vorkommt. Ich faste zwier in der Woche. Zuiro sechs jaro, zwey Mahl sechs Jahre, bey dem Ottfried Zuiren zehenzoy, zwey hundert, im Willeram. Mein Trinken… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

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