asbestos-stove love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gas-stove with asbestos spread over the burners, so as to form an incandescent radiator.

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Examples

  • But for the small fact that he hates with a sickening hatred the hypocrisy and class cruelty, he would really accept and admire the bathroom and the bicycle and asbestos-stove, having no memory of rivers or of roaring fires.

    George Bernard Shaw

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