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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for camp stove

  • Hunting a few years ago and clumsily fell on the camp-stove.

    The Voice in the Fog|Harold MacGrath
  • The camp-stove was set up in the trail, and the others gathered round it, eating in the rain.

    Tenting To-night|Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • When Euphemia returned on foot, I had a fire in the camp-stove and the kettle was on.

    Rudder Grange|Frank R. Stockton
  • In a jiffy the camp-stove was going and hot coffee was soon ready.