Franklin stove

noun

Definition of Franklin stove 

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

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First Known Use of Franklin stove

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Franklin stove

Benjamin Franklin, its inventor

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The first known use of Franklin stove was in 1776

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