woodstove

noun
wood·stove | \ ˈwu̇d-ˌstōv \

Definition of woodstove 

: a stove that uses wood for fuel

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The building lost power for a time on Thursday, and employees used the woodstove for heat during the outage, but the workers noticed no issues after electricity was restored, officials said. Jeremy C. Fox, BostonGlobe.com, "State owned building serving Quabbin Reservoir area burns down," 6 Apr. 2018 The woodstove, set into a corner of the room, has a backdrop of stones the size of cantaloupes set halfway up the walls. Joan Walden, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 5 Ridgewood Rd., Burlington," 1 June 2017 The home has a conventional heating and cooling system, but unless the outside temperature is frigid, the fireplace and the Vermont Castings high-efficiency woodstove in the nearby family room keep the house toasty. Joan Walden, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 5 Ridgewood Rd., Burlington," 1 June 2017 The brand’s smoke-reducing woodstove fits a full-size kitchen pot, helps mitigate carbon emissions from open-fire cooking, and double as a giant battery, using the fire to generate electricity that gets stored onboard and accessed via a USB outlet. Ariella Gintzler, Outside Online, "Earth-Friendly Gear You Can Feel Good About Buying," 17 Apr. 2018 The improper disposal of woodstove ashes that sparked a destructive, two-alarm Falmouth house fire spurred a warning from fire officials on Tuesday. Elise Takahama, BostonGlobe.com, "Improper disposal of woodstove ashes sparks fire that destroys Falmouth home," 27 Mar. 2018 Fire investigators are focusing their inquiry on a woodstove located near the spot where the fire began, but because of the extent of the damage, the building’s electrical system has not yet been ruled out, according to the statement. Jeremy C. Fox, BostonGlobe.com, "State owned building serving Quabbin Reservoir area burns down," 6 Apr. 2018 My dog was asleep in front of the woodstove, a package with cards and candy was on its way to my grandkids for Valentine’s Day. Beverly Donofrio, Longreads, "The Friend That Got Away," 16 Mar. 2018 The room has a dirt floor, woven bamboo walls and a rudimentary woodstove with no chimney. National Geographic, "The Toxic Toll of Indonesia's Gold Mines," 24 May 2016

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1847, in the meaning defined above

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