flue-cured
adjective Date: 1905 cured with heat transmitted through a flue without exposure to smoke or fumes <
flue-cured tobacco
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  • flue-cure — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: flue (III) : to cure (tobacco) by means of heat transmitted through a flue without exposure to smoke or fumes compare fire cure * * * /flooh kyoor /, v.t., flue cured, flue curing. to dry or cure by warm air… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flue-cure — /flooh kyoor /, v.t., flue cured, flue curing. to dry or cure by warm air that has been passed through flues. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

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