Stoving
Stove Stove, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stoved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stoving}.] 1. To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat; as, to stove orange trees. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To heat or dry, as in a stove; as, to stove feathers. [1913 Webster]


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