from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stove that burns oil (such as kerosine) for heating or cooking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small stove in which oil is used as fuel, with either flat or circular wicks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking
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In the fender was a battered tin oilstove, a saucepan, and two cups, provided by Mr Charrington.
The oilstove was a blessing, despite its sickening odor, and only the piled-up snow kept the small tent from being blown to ribbons.
Julia woke up, rubbed her eyes, and raised herself on her elbow to look at the oilstove.
Ancient oil lamps stood on two tables in the room, and in a recess there was an oilstove with a saucepan on top.
He opened the window, lit the dirty little oilstove and put on a pan of water for coffee.
Good, she said without much interest, and almost immediately knelt down beside the oilstove to make the coffee.
When they partook of the evening meal -- a sickly concoction of beans and coffee, or canned meat, and nestled down inside the bearskin sleeping-bags beside the eternal oilstove, his deep voice growled:
The kitchen was about as big as a good-sized packing box and Jed, standing over the oilstove, could reach any shelf in sight without moving.
This drum is roller coaster above the solar meltwater oilstove and filled with unheated water of hydration.