cookstove

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noun cook·stove \ˈku̇k-ˌstōv\

Examples of cookstove in a sentence

  1. a small cookstove that would be appropriate for an apartment

1824

First Known Use of cookstove

1824


COOKSTOVE Defined for English Language Learners

cookstove

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noun cook·stove \ˈku̇k-ˌstōv\

Definition of cookstove for English Language Learners

  • : a usually old-fashioned stove that burns wood and can be used for cooking; also : a small stove that is used to cook food outdoors



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