Definition of Kitchen match
1. Noun. A wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface; useful to light wood or gas stoves.
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Literary usage of Kitchen match
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1. Zones of Strain: A Memoir of the Early Cold War by Alfred Connor Bowman (1982)
"The typical Italian small wax match is black with a rounded white head and, in contradistinction to the fiammifero (or ordinary natural-wood kitchen match) ..."
2. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"Hutch, ' trap for fish.' Keech, ' fat from intestines of Hatch, ' a half-door." slaughtered animals.' Kitch, ' to congeal.' Kitchen. Match it, ' contrive. ..."
3. A Manual of Domestic Economy: Suited to Families Spending from £100 to £1000 by John Henry Walsh (1856)
"The common kitchen-match with sulphur and phosphorus ends, le quite 'sufficient for the purposes of the ..."
4. Parmly Method Teachers'manual by Maude Parmly (1913)
"It is easier for children to get such words as kitchen, match, etc., that have a silent t by means of the phonograms, it, at, et, etc, ..."
5. A Manual of Domestic Economy: Suited to Families Spending from £150 to £1500 by John Henry Walsh (1874)
"The common kitchen-match with sulphur and phosphorus ends, is quite sufficient for the purposes of the cook, and sold at the rate of a halfpenny ..."
6. Contributions to the History of the English Gutturals Sounds by Henry Cecil Kennedy Wyld (1899)
"Hutch, ' trap for fish.' Hatch, ' a half-door.' Keech, ' fat from intestines of slaughtered animals.' Kitch, ' to congeal.' Kitchen. Match it, 'contrive. ..."