camp stove

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. camp pie,
  2. camp robber,
  3. camp shirt,
  4. camp site,
  5. camp springs,
  6. camp, walter chauncey,
  7. camp-drafting,
  8. campagna,
  9. campagne,
  10. campaign

Origin of camp stove

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65

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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.