noun Chiefly British.
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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How to use chimney pot in a sentence
But one day when we put our hands on Dr. Scott's chimneypot to make it turn, that was too much for her.
The German went out to pick up the battered chimneypot which had fallen before the door.
Dorking was a dapper little man, almost dissociable from gloves and a chimneypot.
British Dictionary definitions for chimney pot
a short pipe on the top of a chimney, which increases the draught and directs the smoke upwards
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