Definition of Chimneypieces

1. Noun. (plural of chimneypiece) ¹



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Definition of Chimneypieces

1. chimneypiece [n] - See also: chimneypiece

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimneypieces

chimney corner
chimney corners
chimney plant
chimney pot
chimney pots
chimney stack
chimney swallow
chimney sweep
chimney sweeps
chimney swift
chimneyed
chimneyless
chimneylike
chimneypiece
chimneypieces (current term)
chimneypot
chimneys
chimneystack
chimneysweep
chimneysweeper
chimneysweeps
chimo
chimp
chimpanzee
chimpanzee coryza agent
chimpanzeelike
chimpanzees
chimped
chimping

Literary usage of Chimneypieces

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Richardson was an especially successful designer of ceilings and chimneypieces. He published in 1776 a Book of Ceilings in the Style of the Antique ..."

2. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1852)
"Thus the marble chimneypieces and the forms of slabs were, with few exceptions, either overloaded with ornament or badly designed for the kind of decoration ..."

3. The Architectural Magazine (1836)
"The two chimneypieces are of statuary marble, the pilasters of which are ... There are five chimneypieces of statuary marble, supported by figures ..."

4. The Law of Fixtures, and Other Property: Partaking Both of a Realand by Andrew Amos, Joseph Ferard (1855)
"(c) Lord Hardwicke and Lori Mansfield, both speak of marble chimneypieces being removable. Lord Ellenborough still more pointedly says, that the tenant is ..."

5. Quantity Surveying: For the Use of Surveyors, Architects, Engineers and Builders by John Leaning (1891)
"Provide the sum of £100 for ten chimneypieces, and allow . ... Provide the t.um of £100 fur ten chimneypieces (fixing eke where taken). ..."

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