from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A paste variously made, used as a lining for crucibles and furnaces.
  • To line with brasque.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Metal.) A paste made by mixing powdered charcoal, coal, or coke with clay, molasses, tar, or other suitable substance. It is used for lining hearths, crucibles, etc. Called also steep.


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