Definition of Chimneystack

1. Noun. The part of the chimney that is above the roof; usually has several flues.

Group relationships: Chimney
Generic synonyms: Flue



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimneystack

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

Literary usage of Chimneystack

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1. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1878)
"The lightning then passed through the east window of the church, struck the Church Inn, knocking (lown a portion of the chimneystack, destroying a large ..."

2. Cottages and Cottage Life: Containing Plans for Country Houses, Adapted to by Charles Wyllys Elliott (1848)
"A single chimneystack, is intended to go from the basement, in which are a kitchen and bedroom — and to contain two fire places, or flues, ..."

3. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1880)
"... the dividing line between two houses is marked by the paint stopping on the centre line of a panel, or modillion, or chimneystack. ..."

4. Our Railways: Their Origin, Development, Incident and Romance by John Pendleton (1894)
"Although the mass to be moved weighed quite 400 tons, the work was successfully accomplished, save that a chimneystack, which cracked, had to be taken down. ..."

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