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adjective 
  1. (idiom) Very hot
    "Don't touch the pie! It's , straight out of the oven."
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    Etymology: First attested circa second half of w:14th century, 14th century, from the similarity between the sizzling sound of food cooking in a frying pan and that of musical pipes, from w:Canterbury Tales, Canterbury Tales http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/2383 by w:Geoffrey Chaucer, Geoffrey Chaucer:::"He singeth brokking¹ as a nightingale.::He sent her piment, mead, and spiced ale,::And wafers² piping hot out of the glede³:::And, for she was of town, he proffer'd meed."::¹ quavering::² cakes::³ coals


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