wood·​stove | \ ˈwu̇d-ˌstōv How to pronounce woodstove (audio) \

Definition of woodstove

: a stove that uses wood for fuel

Examples of woodstove in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are code parameters for the width and length of the hearth relative to the size of the woodstove/opening, so consult a professional. BostonGlobe.com, 18 Apr. 2021 The preliminary cause of the fire is accidental, due to an unspecified failure with an operating woodstove, according to the fire marshal’s office. Bob Blubaugh, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 5 Apr. 2021 The woodstove crackled with spruce near where Rigby sat on the end of the table, supervising. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Apr. 2021 Entrance is into a 165-square-foot living area/kitchen with a sink, refrigerator, and cabinets on the right and a woodstove on the left. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Apr. 2021 After dinner and dishes, the crew retires to the living room and crowds around the woodstove. Dave Hurteau, Field & Stream, 25 Dec. 2020 First stop is the outhouse (or the nearest appropriate tree), then straight to the woodstove for coffee. Dave Hurteau, Field & Stream, 25 Dec. 2020 Alfred takes a seat on his bunk beside the woodstove, slides his boots off, and hitches his thumbs under his suspenders. Dave Hurteau, Field & Stream, 25 Dec. 2020 At Nation Bluff, a ranger had left a crumple of newspaper and dry kindling inside the woodstove. Anchorage Daily News, 23 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of woodstove

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Woodstove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodstove. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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