Definition of Oilstove

1. Noun. Heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking.

Exact synonyms: Kerosene Heater, Kerosine Heater, Oil Heater
Generic synonyms: Heater, Warmer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oilstove

oilproof
oilrig
oilrigs
oils
oilsand
oilsands
oilseed
oilseed cake
oilseed rape
oilseeds
oilskin
oilskins
oilsmoke
oilstone
oilstones
oilstove (current term)
oiltight
oilway
oilways
oilwell
oilwells
oily
oily bitterling
oily bitterlings
oily granuloma
oily rag
oily rags
oinement
oinements
oink

Literary usage of Oilstove

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1902)
"A boat is a large round thing capable of carrying six grown persons, twelve children, four hampers, and an oilstove, besides the waterman who propels it. ..."

2. Automobile Driving Self-taught: An Exhaustive Treatise on the Operation by Thomas Herbert Russell (1909)
"It is not advisable to use a coal fire or oilstove inside the house on account of the flame. A very high temperature is not desirable ; provided it is well ..."

3. Popular Mechanics Shop Notes (1920)
"Water is placed in the varnish can, and a gas burner, an oilstove, or a blowtorch, furnishes the heat which converts it into steam. ..."

4. Working With the Hands: Being a Sequel to "Up from Slavery," Covering the by Booker T. Washington (1904)
"... in his shop for a bedroom, and with an oilstove cooked his own meals In this way he saved up $50, but lost it in the failure of the bank of Eufaula. ..."

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