potbelly stove

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potbelly stove

n.
A short rounded stove in which wood or coal is burned. Also called potbellied stove.
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Noun1.potbelly stove - a bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burnedpotbelly stove - a bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned
cooking stove, kitchen range, kitchen stove, stove, range - a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"
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Heathfield House certainly had a gas supply as the archaeologists broke through a blocked doorway in the stable block into the old groom's quarters to find a gas-powered parlour stove, an early form of radiator, and an intact gas light fitting with a ceramic nozzle still in place on the wall.
lt;B Right, a gas parlour stove, the ancestor of the modern radiator.
Lucy shut Jacky's eyes and washed her body and wrapped it in the best sheet they had, and made up a trestle for the coffin in the parlour they never went into, next to the fancy parlour stove, now cold, that looked like a church, with the books all around that had comforted and transported Lucy as a child, the foundling Lucy alone in an immense sea, the little Crusoe, shipwrecked again.