Franklin stove

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Franklin stove A kind of open stove introduced by Benjamin Franklin , the peculiar feature of which was that a current of heated air was directly supplied to the room from an air box; -- now applied to other varieties of open stoves.
    • Franklin stove See in the Vocabulary.
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Usage

In literature:

Into the fireplace is set a Franklin stove.
"Dr. Jonathan (A Play)" by Winston Churchill
In 1742, Benjamin Frankin invented the Franklin stove, which greatly improved heating efficiency.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
There was also a large Franklin stove.
"David Harum" by Edward Noyes Westcott
There was a Franklin stove in there, and a bright fire burned in it.
"The Debtor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Mount stoves or Franklin fireplaces on metal-covered, asbestos-lined bases.
"If You're Going to Live in the Country" by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
Did not Dr. Franklin invent a smoke-consuming stove?
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887" by Various
Franklin stove, the, iii, 47.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
There are queer little contraptions they call Franklin stoves in most of the rooms and a brick oven in the kitchen.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
Snuff-boxes, furniture, dishes, even stoves, were gotten up a la Franklin.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
He invented the Franklin stove, from which the heat would go out into the room, and not "up the chimbly," to use a provincial word.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
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