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Definition: Chimney sweeper
, n.; pl. Chimneys
. [F. chemin['e]e, LL.
caminata, fr. L. caminus furnace, fireplace, Gr. ? furnace,
1. A fireplace or hearth. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
2. That part of a building which contains the smoke flues;
esp. an upright tube or flue of brick or stone, in most
cases extending through or above the roof of the building.
Often used instead of chimney shaft.
Hard by a cottage chimney smokes. --Milton.
3. A tube usually of glass, placed around a flame, as of a
lamp, to create a draft, and promote combustion.
4. (Min.) A body of ore, usually of elongated form, extending
downward in a vein. --Raymond.
, a board or screen used to close a fireplace;
, a device to improve the draught of a chimney,
by presenting an exit aperture always to leeward.
, the space between the sides of the
fireplace and the fire; hence, the fireside.
, a hook for holding pats and kettles over a
, hearth money, a duty formerly paid in
England for each chimney.
(Arch.), a cylinder of earthenware or sheet
metal placed at the top of a chimney which rises above the
(a) An American swift (Ch[ae]ture pelasgica
) which lives
(b) In England, the common swallow (Hirundo rustica
, Chimney sweeper
, one who cleans chimneys
of soot; esp. a boy who climbs the flue, and brushes off