from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stove specially adapted for burning wood, as distinguished from a coal-stove, gas-stove, etc.


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  • Rayon Richards for The Wall Street Journal The kitchen, shown here, has soap-stone countertops and its original wood-stove.

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  • Drinks and Cards, and lately we like to sit inside the wall tent next to the wood-stove and watch Comedy's on the DVD player running off the generator.

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  • The wood-stove popped, the window frosted up and we enjoyed the magic of family and the solace of the garage.

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  • With that, I guess we did light our wood-stove tonight as it was a little cooler today than it has been the last week or so.

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  • The EPA is encouraging local communities to implement wood-stove change-out and fireplace-retrofit programs.

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  • A wood-stove welded from an old Calor-gas bottle sent thin smoke up a ribbed pipe that twisted out through a fireproof metal plate fixed into the tenting.


  • The floor is of wide chestnut boards and the place is warmed by a wood-stove.


  • It generally bursts into song around ten at night and seems to live somewhere near the wood-stove, possibly behind the mantelpiece.


  • Just across the garden from the summer kitchen is the sauna, another half-cob, half-wooden shed, heated by a wood-stove with a water tank perched above it.


  • We met Gary and Bonnie with their three young children in a domed bender beautifully warmed by a wood-stove.



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