- the corner or side of a fireplace.
- a place near the fire.
- fireside; hearth.
Origin of chimney corner
First recorded in 1570–80
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Examples from the Web for chimney corner
She led him in, and after locking and barring the door, conducted him to the chimney-corner.Werwolves
They called her Cinderella because she always sat in the chimney-corner.
She is dragging with her the chains from the chimney-corner.
He was dreading it now, although he sat so quietly smoking in the chimney-corner.Our Frank
Let me give him half my supper, and perhaps he can sleep in the chimney-corner.Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2
Richard Henry Bonnycastle
- a recess that contains a seat in a large open fireplace; inglenook
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