Definition of potbelly stove in English:

potbelly stove

Syllabification: pot·bel·ly stove
(also potbellied stove)


A small, bulbous-sided wood-burning stove.
More example sentences
  • On the left, three steps lead up into a separate dining room, reminiscent of a turn-of-the-century hotel, with a pot-bellied stove gracing one wall.
  • It was right in the middle of the energy crunch so Mr. Frugal bought me a pot-bellied stove and I got to learn how to chop firewood.
  • You can almost smell the sod burning in the pot-bellied stove as the local characters toddle in to share a pint and a yarn on a windy Sligo night.

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