Definition of chimney breast in English:

chimney breast

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noun

  • A part of an interior wall that projects to surround a chimney.
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    • A timber staircase leads to an open-plan area on the first-floor that contains a TV room and main bedroom, which are separated by a chimney breast / wall.
    • In addition, there is a freestanding gas stove surrounded by a brick chimney breast.
    • He said: ‘I always enjoy doing what I do whether it is a bathroom, a kitchen or a chimney breast.’

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