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camp stove

a portable stove used for cooking or heating, especially outdoors.
Origin of camp stove
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • For an office and a place to sleep I had a wall tent with a camp stove in it.

  • This could be a camp stove with fuel, or a supply of wood or coal if you have a fireplace.

    In Time Of Emergency Department of Defense
  • Beside the camp stove lay piled a heap of small driftwood sticks and a sack of coal.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • It was wonderful what good things Ralph used to cook, in that little bit of a camp stove, out of doors.

    Nelly's Silver Mine Helen Hunt Jackson
  • He shot a small deer, and in a little while some choice venison steaks were broiling over the camp stove.

    The Motor Boys in Mexico

    Clarence Young
  • We kept a good fire on in the camp stove and were quite dry and comfortable as long as we stayed inside.

  • We derive comfort around our camp stove with a roaring fire this morning, but about noon it grew hot enough for comfort.

    An Artilleryman's Diary Jenkin Lloyd Jones
  • There will be windy days in fall and spring when an extra tent with a camp stove in it will prove useful for the nightly hot bath.

  • Your camp stove will dry out the tent walls and keep your kit free of rain mold.

  • The two were ready for another meal; and as George had set up the camp stove in the tent they were comfortable.

    The Great Gold Rush

    W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis

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