bloomery definition

  • noun:
    • A forge by which wrought-iron is created directly from ore.
    • A furnace and forge for which wrought-iron in the shape of blooms is created right through the ore, or (more hardly ever) from cast iron.
    • An establishment in which wrought-iron is made by the direct process, that is, from the ore directly, or without having been first produced in the form of cast-iron.
    • A forge by which wrought-iron is created straight from ore.
    • A furnace and forge by which wrought-iron in the shape of blooms is made directly through the ore, or (much more hardly ever) from cast iron.
    • An establishment which wrought-iron is made because of the direct process, which, through the ore right, or with out been first manufactured in the form of cast-iron.

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