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Definition of Chimbley
1. chimley [n -BLEYS] - See also: chimley
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Literary usage of Chimbley
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1. The Comic Annual by Thomas Hood (1835)
"... all clean and neat, and white silk stockings, if they pleased to desire us to sweep the hearth, we couldn't resist the chimbley. A REVERSE IN BUSINESS. ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"Should put up " a tall chimbley," somewhere, —"an unobtrusive chimbley," Sir GEORGE adds, ... House doesn't seem to be enchanted with the chimbley idea. ..."
3. Sketches of Lancashire Life and Localities by Edwin Waugh (1857)
"Whatever arto' doin' i' th' chimbley ? " " Aw'm goin' up for some ale. ... an' o' the soot i' the. chimbley wi' him; an' he let wi' his hinder end thump o' ..."