Definition of Chimbley

1. Noun. (UK dialect) A chimney. ¹



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Definition of Chimbley

1. chimley [n -BLEYS] - See also: chimley

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimbley

chiluite
chilver
chilvers
chimaera
chimaeral
chimaeras
chimaeric
chimaerism
chimaerisms
chimaeroid
chimango
chimangoes
chimar
chimars
chimb
chimbley (current term)
chimbleys
chimblies
chimbly
chimbs
chime
chime in
chimed
chimelike
chimenea
chimeneas
chimer
chimera
chimeral
chimeralike

Literary usage of Chimbley

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Comic Annual by Thomas Hood (1835)
"... all clean and neat, and white silk stockings, if they pleased to desire us to sweep the hearth, we couldn't resist the chimbley. A REVERSE IN BUSINESS. ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"Should put up " a tall chimbley," somewhere, —"an unobtrusive chimbley," Sir GEORGE adds, ... House doesn't seem to be enchanted with the chimbley idea. ..."

3. Sketches of Lancashire Life and Localities by Edwin Waugh (1857)
"Whatever arto' doin' i' th' chimbley ? " " Aw'm goin' up for some ale. ... an' o' the soot i' the. chimbley wi' him; an' he let wi' his hinder end thump o' ..."

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