Franklin stove

noun

: a metal heating stove resembling an open fireplace but designed to be set out in a room

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Word History

Etymology

Benjamin Franklin, its inventor

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Franklin stove was in 1776

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“Franklin stove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Franklin%20stove. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

Franklin stove

noun
Frank·​lin stove
ˌfraŋ-klən-
: a metal heating stove that looks like a fireplace when its doors are open and is made to be set out in a room
Etymology

named for Benjamin Franklin 1706–1790 American inventor

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