- an earthenware or metal pipe or deflector, often cylindrical, fitted on the top of a chimney to increase draft and reduce or disperse smoke.
Origin of chimney pot
First recorded in 1820–30
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- a short pipe on the top of a chimney, which increases the draught and directs the smoke upwards
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