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camp stove

noun
1.
a portable stove used for cooking or heating, especially outdoors.
Origin of camp stove
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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  • When Euphemia returned on foot, I had a fire in the camp-stove and the kettle was on.

    Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton
  • Hunting a few years ago and clumsily fell on the camp-stove.

    The Voice in the Fog Harold MacGrath
  • In a jiffy the camp-stove was going and hot coffee was soon ready.

    The Motor Boys in Mexico Clarence Young
  • The camp-stove was set up in the trail, and the others gathered round it, eating in the rain.

    Tenting To-night Mary Roberts Rinehart

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