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Definition of "cookstove" [cookstove]

  • A stove for cooking. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cookstove" in a sentence
  • "An 1837 issue of the Maine Farmer called the cookstove “a pretty effectual cure for ‘smoking houses and scolding wives.’”"
  • "The cookstove was the only source of heat, the range top also serving as a work counter."
  • "There’s a cistern located directly behind the kitchen’s cookstove, which is never let to go out during the entire winter, but burns all night and day, so there’s always hot water at the ready."