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cookstove

[koo k-stohv] /ˈkʊkˌstoʊv/
noun
1.
a wood- or coal-burning stove for use in cooking.
Origin of cookstove
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; cook1 + stove1
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  • It was a dirge, which he was intoning as he bent over the cookstove.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • The saucer flew through the air and lit upon the top of the cookstove.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He re-kindled the fire in the cookstove and made some coffee.

  • There were bunks, a table and chairs, a small refrigerator and cookstove.

    Security Poul William Anderson
  • But the pickets had long since been torn away to fire the cookstove or grate.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • Caroline's cookstove had been left with my foster-mother in Macon.

  • Some use the reservoir of the cookstove while others employ a large vat.

    Every Step in Canning

    Grace Viall Gray
  • Our cookstove consisted of an old bully-beef can with holes punched in it.

    Into the Jaws of Death

    Jack O'Brien
  • Possibly his familiarity with cookstove affairs had brought him nearer to woman's point of view.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart
  • At Vaucouleurs there was a great big hut with a piano, a victrola, and a cookstove.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill

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