STOVE, noun [G., a bagnio or hot house; a room; a stove This primarily is merely a room, a place. See Stow.]
1. A hot house; a house or room artificially warmed.
2. A small box with an iron pan, used for holding coals to warm the feet. It is a bad practice for young persons to accustom themselves to sit with a warm stove under the feet.
3. An iron box, with various apartments in it for cooking; a culinary utensil of various forms.
STOVE, verb transitive To keep warm in a house or room by artificial heat; as, to stove orange trees and myrtles.
STOVE, preterit tense of stave.