Definition of Oilstove
1. Noun. Heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking.
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Literary usage of Oilstove
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."