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A slab, structure or place on which fires are made.

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BURNT MOUND A mound of fire-cracked stone, often set beside a stream and including a trough or pit which may have been lined with clay, wood or stone. Assumed to be a location where heated stones were used to boil water for cooking purposes.
OVEN A brick, stone or iron receptacle in which bread and other food is baked.

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