- the opening in a furnace or boiler through which the fuel is put
- a space in front of a furnace or boiler from which the fire is tended, as on a ship
Origin of stokeholestoke + hole: in part translated, translation of Dutch stookgat ; from stoken, to stoke + gat, hole
- The space about the opening in a furnace or boiler.
- Nautical A stokehold.
Origin of stokeholeTranslation of Dutch stookgat.