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chimney stack

  1. the part of a chimney that rises above the roof of a building
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Historical Examples

  • Still higher, a belated cat reposed in the lee of a chimney-stack.

    My Doggie and I

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • The forge was right here, and that chimney-stack was part of it.

    Mark Gildersleeve

    John S. Sauzade

  • But at length there was a shout from the top of the chimney-stack.

    New Grub Street

    George Gissing

  • "Nothing," she said, leaning back against the chimney-stack.


    M. Leonora Eyles

  • Corin shoot up through the street-trap of a coal-hole or pot somebody from behind a chimney-stack!

    Gray youth

    Oliver Onions