Webster 1913 Edition
A house or room artificially warmed or heated; a forcing house, or hothouse; a drying room; – formerly, designating an artificially warmed dwelling or room, a parlor, or a bathroom, but now restricted, in this sense, to heated houses or rooms used for horticultural purposes or in the processes of the arts.
When most of the waiters were commanded away to their supper, the parlor or
stovebeing nearly emptied, in came a company of musketeers.
Earl of Strafford.
How tedious is it to them that live in
stovesand caves half a year together, as in Iceland, Muscovy, or under the pole!
An apparatus, consisting essentially of a receptacle for fuel, made of iron, brick, stone, or tiles, and variously constructed, in which fire is made or kept for warming a room or a house, or for culinary or other purposes.
a stove with an oven, opening for pots, kettles, and the like, – used for cooking.–
See in the Vocabulary.–
a plant which requires artificial heat to make it grow in cold or cold temperate climates.–
thin iron castings for the parts of stoves.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat;
To heat or dry, as in a stove;
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A hot house; a house or room artificially warmed.
2.A small box with an iron pan, used for holding coals to warm the feet. It is a bad practice for young persons to accustom themselves to sit with a warm stove under the feet.
3.An iron box, with various apartments in it for cooking; a culinary utensil of various forms.