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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A short rounded stove in which wood or coal is burned.

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  • noun A cast iron stove with a rotund firebox that uses as fuel coal, coke, wood, charcoal, or rarely peat.

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  • noun a bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned


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  • A potbelly stove is a cast iron wood burning stove, round with a bulge in the middle. They were designed to heat large spaces and were often found in train stations or one-room schoolhouses.


    We used to have an old potbelly stove in our garage that my dad used to burn papers in. He also used it to warm up the garage when he was out there working on the car.

    February 6, 2008