Primus stove

[ prahy-muhs ]

  1. a brand of portable oil stove used by campers and the like.

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Shelves were chipped out at a moment's notice for primus stove, spirit bottle, matches, kerosene and other oddments.

The supply of kerosene for the primus stove promised to be ample, for none of it had been lost in the accident.

We pushed on to find a place in which to camp, as there was scarcely safe standing-room for a primus stove.

We took turns at reading 'The Virginian', warmed by a primus stove which in a land of plenty we could afford to keep going.

Then Ray went out and soon returned with a sealed tin of oil from the wrecked plane, with which he lit the primus stove.


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primus inter paresprin.