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 for Oven
From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Oven
     Heb. tannur, (Hos. 7:4). In towns there appear to have been
     public ovens. There was a street in Jerusalem (Jer. 37:21)
     called "bakers' street" (the only case in which the name of a
     street in Jerusalem is preserved). The words "tower of the
     furnaces" (Neh. 3:11; 12:38) is more properly "tower of the
     ovens" (Heb. tannurim). These resemble the ovens in use among
     ourselves.
     
       There were other private ovens of different kinds. Some were
     like large jars made of earthenware or copper, which were heated
     inside with wood (1 Kings 17:12; Isa. 44:15; Jer. 7:18) or grass
     (Matt. 6:30), and when the fire had burned out, small pieces of
     dough were placed inside or spread in thin layers on the
     outside, and were thus baked. (See FURNACE.)
     
       Pits were also formed for the same purposes, and lined with
     cement. These were used after the same manner.
     
       Heated stones, or sand heated by a fire heaped over it, and
     also flat irons pans, all served as ovens for the preparation of
     bread. (See Gen. 18:6; 1 Kings 19:6.)
     

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