camp stove

  1. a portable stove used for cooking or heating, especially outdoors.

Origin of camp stove

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65

Words Nearby camp stove Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use camp stove in a sentence

  • 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
  • We derive comfort around our camp stove with a roaring fire this morning, but about noon it grew hot enough for comfort.

    An Artilleryman's Diary | Jenkin Lloyd Jones
  • As he threw an armful of wood behind the sheet-iron camp stove, Bruce gave a disparaging poke at a pan of yeast bread set to rise.

    The Man from the Bitter Roots | Caroline Lockhart
  • He drew the fuel beside the tiny, sheet-iron camp stove, and tied fast the flap of the canvas tent.

    The Man from the Bitter Roots | Caroline Lockhart
  • The man filled a coffeepot from a water bag, brought out a propane-powered single-burner camp stove, and started the coffee going.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery | Harold Leland Goodwin