beehive oven

noun

: an arched oven used especially for baking food and formerly for coking coal

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This Claverack, New York, home features an original 19th-century kitchen with an old-fashioned hearth and beehive oven. Sofia Quintero, ELLE Decor, 3 Aug. 2022 The large fireplace in the old kitchen has an original beehive oven with colonial pot hangers and cooking equipment hanging for authenticity. Megan Barber, Curbed, 3 July 2019 Renovators from the North Bennet Street School, which teaches traditional trades and often revamps historic buildings, preserved the brick fireplace and beehive oven from the Fowler period. Marek Mazurek, BostonGlobe.com, 6 July 2018 The kitchen opens to a family room with wide plank maple floors and a fireplace with an original beehive oven. Karen A. Avitabile, courant.com, 26 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beehive oven was in 1872

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“Beehive oven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beehive%20oven. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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