chimney sweep

or chimney sweeper


noun

a person whose business it is to clean out chimneys.

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Origin of chimney sweep

First recorded in 1605–15
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chimney sweep

chimney sweeper


noun

a person whose job is the cleaning out of soot from chimneys
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