Definition of chimney piece in English:

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chimney piece

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noun

British
A mantelpiece.
Example sentences
  • The newly-installed chimney piece in Prince William's university digs - a large country house just outside St Andrews - is the ultimate stamp of approval for the small Borders firm of Thistle & Rose.
  • As well as the four bedrooms, there is a living area with a granite chimney piece stretching to the ceiling and an open grate.
  • After leaving the stairwell and statue, guests entered the principal drawing room, where, above the chimney piece, Wellington chose to hang a portrait of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.

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