noun. a stove for cooking (especially a wood- or coal-burning kitchen stove).
- kitchen range
- kitchen stove
- cooking stove
- cook (English)
- coken (Middle English (1100-1500))
- stove (English)
Example sentences of the word cookstove
1. Noun, singular or mass
The Victorians borrowed this custom, which really took off with the invention of the first freestanding cookstove in the 1840s.