Definition of lamp chimney in English:

lamp chimney

Syllabification: lamp chim·ney

noun

A glass cylinder positioned over the wick of an oil lamp or candlestick to encircle and provide a draft for the flame.
More example sentences
  • A torch arcs through the darkness, lands on the clinic's roof sputtering like the moth in the lamp chimney.
  • The scene is set in Higgins' laboratory, in which can be found a phonograph, laryngoscope, organ pipes, singing lamp chimneys, tuning forks, etc.

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