Chiefly British. .
Obsolete. a decoration over a fireplace.
noun 1. an open hearth.
/ˈtʃɪmnɪˌpɒt/ noun 1. a short pipe on the top of a chimney, which increases the draught and directs the smoke upwards
noun, Chiefly British. 1. an earthenware or metal pipe or deflector, often cylindrical, fitted on the top of a chimney to increase draft and reduce or disperse smoke.
- Chimney-pot hat
[chim-nee-pot] /ˈtʃɪm niˌpɒt/ noun, British. 1. a high silk hat; top hat.