camp stove

Origin of camp stove

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for camp stove

Historical Examples of camp stove

  • 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