Definitions

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  • n. A kind of small, portable cooking apparatus for which heat is furnished by a spirit lamp.

Etymologies

See Etna. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Dinny stripped off the stockings and sat contemplating her legs in the lamplight, while the General lit the etna.

    Flowering Wilderness

  • Things not to be forgotten were nails, hammer, rope, methylated spirit and etna.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • Then the etna was returned to the "allo bagh" (yellow bag) and the tea things to the tiffin basket, and away we went along the now smooth and level road with only fifteen easy miles between us and Baramula.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • Without lighting up, she set the etna going, and stood looking at the moon-full for the second time since she and Cyril had waited for it in the Abbey.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • They went down to tell the maids, and for some time after sat up together, talking over what they had seen, eating biscuits and drinking milk, which they warmed on an etna.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • But the strawberry-jam was fairly good, and the cream was excellent; and when, finally, Miss Tredgold rose to the occasion and said that she would make some coffee, which she had brought down from town, in her own coffee-pot on her own etna, the girls became quite excited.

    Girls of the Forest

  • Parthey doubts this Hellenic origin on etymological grounds, and also because etna was by no means regarded as a luminous beacon for ships or wanderers, in the same manner as the ever-travailing Stromboli (Strongyle), to which Homer seems to refer in the Odyssey (xii., 68, 202, and 219), and its geographical position was not so well determined.

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  • Moreover, the climbing out of the abyss pbs runs along the dead sunsets of mount etna, european's highest temporarily several jot of which server of stroll is about 150 proofs and finishes with the many aeolian archipalago.

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