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cooker

[OED, a stove] n. a stove made from a steel drum: 1977 Homemade stoves... were called cookers. They were 55-gallon drums with the top cut out and almost filled with sand. They had a grill across the top and an opening near the top to let air in. Of course, wood was the means of fuel (Albury 11). (White)

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Last update: 2011-01-28 04:22
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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