chimney corner

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noun

the corner or side of a fireplace.
a place near the fire.
fireside; hearth.

Nearby words

  1. chimichurri,
  2. chimkent,
  3. chimney,
  4. chimney breast,
  5. chimney cap,
  6. chimney piece,
  7. chimney place,
  8. chimney pot,
  9. chimney rock,
  10. chimney stack

Origin of chimney corner

First recorded in 1570–80

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British Dictionary definitions for chimney corner

chimney corner

noun

a recess that contains a seat in a large open fireplace; inglenook
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