from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the plates or lids serving to cover the apertures in the top of a cooking-stove; a griddle.
  • n. Same as stove-hearth.


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  • A curious early stove-plate in an American collection, dated 1736, has upon it a scene known as "the dance after the wedding."

    Chats on Household Curios

  • He shut it up, returned it to his pocket, and clasped his hands about his knees, while he fixed his eyes on the glimmer of red showing itself through a crack in a stove-plate.

    In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim


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