oasthouse
noun see oast

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oasthouse — [18] Although the compound oasthouse is not recorded until the mid 18th century, oast itself, which means ‘kiln’, goes right back to Old English, and beyond, to Indo European *aidh ‘burn’. This was also the source of Latin aestās ‘summer’,… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • oasthouse — [18] Although the compound oasthouse is not recorded until the mid 18th century, oast itself, which means ‘kiln’, goes right back to Old English, and beyond, to Indo European *aidh ‘burn’. This was also the source of Latin aestās ‘summer’,… …   Word origins

  • oasthouse — noun see oast …   Useful english dictionary

  • oasthouse urine disease — methionine malabsorption syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Oast house — A traditional oast An oast, oast house or hop kiln is a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process. They can be found in most hop growing (and former hop growing) areas and are often good examples of vernacular… …   Wikipedia

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • methionine malabsorption syndrome — an autosomal recessive disorder of methionine absorption in which the urine has a characteristic odor resembling that of the interior of an oasthouse (room where tobacco, hops, and malt are dried). It is due to alpha hydroxybutyric acid formed by …   Medical dictionary

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  • iminoglycinuria — ▪ pathology       inborn impairment of the transport system of the kidney tubules, which normally reabsorb the amino acids glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline. In young children in whom this transport system fails to develop, high urinary levels …   Universalium

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