Franklin-stove meaning

A cast-iron heating stove shaped like a fireplace but employing metal baffles to increase its heating efficiency.
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A cast-iron heating stove resembling an open fireplace.
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A metal-lined fireplace with a hollow baffle and a flue acting as an inverted siphon, intended to produce more heat and less smoke than an ordinary open fireplace.
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Origin of franklin-stove

  • After Benjamin Franklin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named after its inventor, Benjamin Franklin.

    From Wiktionary