potbellied stove
noun Date: 1933 a stove with a rounded or bulging body — called also potbelly stove

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  • potbellied stove — n AmE a small round metal ↑stove that you burn wood or coal in for heating or cooking, used especially in the past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • potbellied stove — potbelly stove or potbellied stove, a round, squat, bulging wood or coal burning stove used for heating. * * * noun, pl ⋯ stoves [count] US : a stove with a large, rounded body called also potbelly stove …   Useful english dictionary

  • potbellied stove — noun A potbelly stove …   Wiktionary

  • potbellied stove — n. coal burning or wood round stove …   English contemporary dictionary

  • potbellied — [pät′bel΄ēd] adj. 1. having a potbelly 2. having rounded, bulging sides [a potbellied stove] * * * See potbelly. * * * …   Universalium

  • potbellied — [pät′bel΄ēd] adj. 1. having a potbelly 2. having rounded, bulging sides [a potbellied stove] …   English World dictionary

  • potbellied — adjective having a large belly • Syn: ↑abdominous, ↑paunchy • Similar to: ↑fat • Derivationally related forms: ↑paunch (for: ↑paunchy), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stove — stove1 /stohv/, n., v., stoved, stoving. n. 1. a portable or fixed apparatus that furnishes heat for warmth, cooking, etc., commonly using coal, oil, gas, wood, or electricity as a source of power. 2. a heated chamber or box for some special… …   Universalium

  • stove — noun there s a pot of coffee on the stove Syn: oven, range, wood stove, wood burning stove, potbellied stove, Franklin stove; trademark Coleman stove …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • stove — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. oven, range[tte], cookstove, cooker; heater, furnace; kiln, etna, hot plate, rotisserie. See heat. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. range, cooker, oven. Varieties of stoves include: cooking, heating,… …   English dictionary for students

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