another name (esp Brit) for mantelpiece (sense 1)


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  • Chimney-piece

    noun 1. Chiefly British. . 2. Obsolete. a decoration over a fireplace.

  • Chimney-place

    noun 1. an open hearth.

  • Chimneypot

    /ˈtʃɪmnɪˌpɒt/ noun 1. a short pipe on the top of a chimney, which increases the draught and directs the smoke upwards

  • Chimney-pot

    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.

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