Franklin stove love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A metal-lined fireplace with a hollow baffle and a flue acting as an inverted siphon, intended to produce more heat and less smoke than an ordinary open fireplace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A kind of open stove introduced by Benjamin Franklin, the peculiar feature of which was that a current of heated air was directly supplied to the room from an air box; -- now applied to other varieties of open stoves.
  • n. See in the Vocabulary.


Named after its inventor, Benjamin Franklin. (Wiktionary)


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