wood·​stove ˈwu̇d-ˌstōv How to pronounce woodstove (audio)
: a stove that uses wood for fuel

Examples of woodstove in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Be sure to discard hot ashes from woodstoves or fireplaces in a metal container until cold. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 12 Mar. 2024 And don’t worry about getting too cold, the home comes with a woodstove, too. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 24 Jan. 2024 Keep cozy in a room outfitted with a woodstove (firewood included), or sweat it out in the summer as cabins lack electricity. Jennifer Prince, Travel + Leisure, 8 Jan. 2024 Recent studies estimate that fine particulate matter called PM2.5—pumped out by cars, factories, woodstoves and wildfires—causes nearly nine million premature deaths annually, with South Asia bearing the highest tolls. Jesse Greenspan, Scientific American, 20 Nov. 2023 The 1906 Craftsman-style house features the original hardwood floors throughout, wood trim, a carved staircase, leaded-glass windows, and interior French doors; rooms include a living room with a woodstove, an eat-in kitchen, a reading nook, and a sunroom. The Week Staff, The Week, 10 Apr. 2022 Foodies are bound to love the modern country kitchen, with its farm sink, soapstone counters, butcher block kitchen island, and top-notch appliances, which include a woodstove and a beverage cooler. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 31 May 2023 Inside was a mailbox-size woodstove. Christopher Solomon, Outside Online, 22 Mar. 2018 The on-site manager had awoken to flames surrounding the woodstove, and the blaze was too large to extinguish by the time it was spotted, said Cathi Peterson, who has been managing the lodge remotely in recent years with help from others in the family. Tess Williams, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of woodstove was in 1847

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“Woodstove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodstove. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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