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Primus stove

[prahy-muh s] /ˈpraɪ məs/
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1.
a brand of portable oil stove used by campers and the like.
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  • Before she left she explained how I was to light the Primus stove.

    Fanny Goes to War Pat Beauchamp
  • Then Ray went out and soon returned with a sealed tin of oil from the wrecked plane, with which he lit the Primus stove.

  • Shelves were chipped out at a moment's notice for Primus stove, spirit bottle, matches, kerosene and other oddments.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • The supply of kerosene for the Primus stove promised to be ample, for none of it had been lost in the accident.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • We pushed on to find a place in which to camp, as there was scarcely safe standing-room for a Primus stove.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • We took turns at reading 'The Virginian', warmed by a Primus stove which in a land of plenty we could afford to keep going.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • It was in this dug-out that Hawk used to cook the most wonderful dishes on a Primus stove.

    At Suvla Bay John Hargrave
  • Miss Rutherford lit the methylated spirits in the upper part of the Primus stove.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • A grassy couch would be much pleasanter for him, and there is grass where we left the Primus stove.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • The peppermint creams were finished before the second brew of soup came to the boil on the Primus stove.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham

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