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Braziers (heating equipment)

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Use for usually metal receptacles with a base designed to hold live coals, and sometimes with a grate or pierced top. Used for heating a room or for heating or cooking food.

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<cooking and heating devices>

Equivalent Terms used

brazier (culinary equipment)


12yrs ago

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