Research shows that nearly 70 percent of chimney smoke reenters nearby buildings.
Her grandmother Dorothy always said she wanted to be the “top brick on the chimney.”
There is no chimney at the headquarters of the Chief Rabbinate in north London.
There really was a zip line from the chimney on the house in Palo Alto that enabled the guys to fly into the pool.
Then you tell them to keep quiet a little while till I go back up the chimney.
The sparks from the chimney must have blown straight up to the thatch; that's how it was.
So we trudged on looking anxiously for church spires and chimney tops.
The chimney was smoking away merrily, and his mouth positively watered as he turned towards the signboard.
On the other side of the chimney a young man with fair hair watched her silently.
The construction was partly of stone and partly of logs, with a roof of bark and a chimney of mud and sticks.
late 13c., "furnace;" early 14c., "chimney stack of a fireplace;" late 14c., "fireplace in a residential space;" from Old French cheminee "fireplace; room with a fireplace; hearth; chimney stack" (12c., Modern French cheminée), from Late Latin (camera) caminata "fireplace; room with a fireplace," from Latin caminatus, adjective of caminus "furnace, forge; hearth, oven; flue," from Greek kaminos "furnace, oven, brick kiln." Jamieson  notes that in vulgar use in Scotland it always is pronounced "chimley." Chimney sweep attested from 1610s, earlier chimney sweeper (c.1500).