What does the word furnace mean?

Usage examples for furnace

  1. She shut the furnace door and went up- stairs again. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  2. And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  3. And now, since those few minutes, I have lived in a burning furnace of it. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim