inglenook

[ ing-guh l-noo k ]
/ ˈɪŋ gəlˌnʊk /

noun

a corner or nook near a fireplace; chimney corner.

Nearby words

  1. ingesta,
  2. ingestant,
  3. ingestion,
  4. ingle,
  5. ingleborough,
  6. ingleside,
  7. inglewood,
  8. inglorious,
  9. ingloriously,
  10. ingmar

Origin of inglenook

First recorded in 1765–75; ingle + nook

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inglenook

/ (ˈɪŋɡəlˌnʊk) /

noun

British a corner by a fireplace; chimney corner
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