Definition of Chimneystack
1. Noun. The part of the chimney that is above the roof; usually has several flues.
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Literary usage of Chimneystack
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."