a wood- or coal-burning stove for use in cooking.

1805–15; cook1 + stove1 Unabridged
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a stove for cooking (especially a wood- or coal-burning kitchen stove) 
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Example sentences
It has an iron cookstove, a table against one wall and three or four handmade
  chairs of wood.
It is heated by a cookstove that can use wood or propane.
It has no mattresses, cookstove, or cooking utensils.
There is a propane cookstove, with oven, and two propane lights supplied by a
  large propane tank outside.
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