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 for Reel oven
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reel \Reel\ (r[=e]l), n. [AS. hre['o]l: cf. Icel. hr[ae]ll a
     weaver's reed or sley.]
     1. A frame with radial arms, or a kind of spool, turning on
        an axis, on which yarn, threads, lines, or the like, are
        wound; as, a log reel, used by seamen; an angler's reel; a
        garden reel.
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     2. A machine on which yarn is wound and measured into lays
        and hanks, -- for cotton or linen it is fifty-four inches
        in circuit; for worsted, thirty inches. --McElrath.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Agric.) A device consisting of radial arms with
        horizontal stats, connected with a harvesting machine, for
        holding the stalks of grain in position to be cut by the
        knives.
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     Reel oven, a baker's oven in which bread pans hang
        suspended from the arms of a kind of reel revolving on a
        horizontal axis. --Knight.
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