Definition of chimney corner in English:

chimney corner

Line breaks: chim|ney cor¦ner

noun

A warm seat within an old-fashioned fireplace.
More example sentences
  • Scrooge questions the ghost about whether or not Tiny Tim will live, and the ghost foretells of a vacant seat in the chimney corner where Tim's little stool rests and a crutch leaning against the wall there.
  • One of the last photographs of him shows him in his seventeenth-century timbered cottage, resting on a sofa beside the massive open fire chimney corner.
  • I re-installed the marker nail, and re-snapped the chalk lines that extend to the chimney corners.

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