Definition of Chimneypot

1. Noun. A short earthenware pipe on the top of a chimney to increase the draft.

Generic synonyms: Pipage, Pipe, Piping



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimneypot

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

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 ..."

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