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camp stove

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noun
  1. a portable stove used for cooking or heating, especially outdoors.
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Origin of camp stove

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • 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