oilstove

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oil +‎ stove

Noun[edit]

oilstove (plural oilstoves)

  1. A stove or heater that burns kerosene.
    • 2011, Molly Keane, Good Behaviour, →ISBN:
      Such as oilstoves burning in every conceivable corner of the house.
    • 2015, Anthony Powell, Venusberg, →ISBN:
      In addition to the main stove of the room a small oilstove had been placed in the corner near the very old woman.
    • 2017, Richard Marsh, The Coward Behind the Curtain, →ISBN:
      The cooking was done on an oilstove inside the caravan.