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chimney pot

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noun Chiefly British.
  1. an earthenware or metal pipe or deflector, often cylindrical, fitted on the top of a chimney to increase draft and reduce or disperse smoke.
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Origin of chimney pot

First recorded in 1820–30
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  • The chimney-pot to which he had to fix the flue was in the middle of the roof.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Why, it was almost as bad as that acme of horrors, a chimney-pot hat!

  • Not a light in any of the windows or curl of smoke from a chimney-pot.

    The Doomsman

    Van Tassel Sutphen

  • How did the name of Tompkins get into your chimney-pot, Captain?

    Three Hats

    Alfred Debrun

  • Fortunately the roof was flat and the chimney-pot accessible.

    The Master of the Shell

    Talbot Baines Reed