Definition of Chimney corner

1. Noun. A corner by a fireplace.

Exact synonyms: Inglenook
Generic synonyms: Corner, Nook



Definition of Chimney corner

1. Noun. The side of an open fireplace or hearth in a home, traditionally thought of as a place for the old or unwell. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimney Corner

chiminea
chimineas
chiming
chimings
chimist
chimists
chimla
chimlas
chimley
chimleys
chimney
chimney-duty
chimney-money
chimney bellflower
chimney breast
chimney corner (current term)
chimney corners
chimney plant
chimney pot
chimney pots
chimney stack
chimney swallow
chimney sweep
chimney sweeps
chimney swift
chimneyed
chimneyless
chimneylike
chimneypiece

Literary usage of Chimney corner

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1. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK n PIASTER HUMPHREY, FROM HIS CLOCK-SIDE EST THE CHIMNEY-CORNER MY old companion tells me it is midnight. The fire glows brightly, ..."

2. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry: From the Year by Mary Berry (1865)
"My fillip of gout is nearly gone, as I expected, nor have I stirred from the chimney-corner these three days. Your father, sister, and Miss Dilkes came and ..."

3. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"You will find nothing here to offend you, for I am a hermit and live in my chimney-corner, and have no ambition but that you will believe I am the charming ..."

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