Definition of Chimneypot
1. Noun. A short earthenware pipe on the top of a chimney to increase the draft.
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Literary usage of Chimneypot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Remains of Ancient Rome by John Henry Middleton (1892)
"the Museo delle Terme there is a large roof-tile of terra cotta chimneypot, with a circular pipe about 8 inches in diameter projecting from its upper ..."
2. Once a Week by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1860)
"It was made of zinc, about fourteen inches high, eight broad at the bottom, and ten at the tup, in shape like a section of a conic chimneypot, but upside ..."
3. Riding: on the Flat and Across Country: A Guide to Practical Horsemanship by Matthew Horace Hayes (1882)
"The generality, I think, of good horsewomen, look upon the low chimneypot as the best " all round " hat, and wear nothing else. Much as I dislike the look ..."
4. My marine memorandum book by Hargrave Jennings (1845)
"... looking intently at the chimneypot just as if it could have helped me with a word, when what— O! the tin buttons of Father ..."