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chimney breast

noun

Simple Definition of chimney breast

  • : a part of a wall that extends out into a room to cover a chimney

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chimney breast

British

  1. :  a part of a wall that extends out into a room to cover a chimney

Word by Word Definitions

chimneyplay
  1. :  fireplace, hearth

    :  a vertical structure incorporated into a building and enclosing a flue or flues that carry off smoke

    :  the part of such a structure extending above a roof

breastplay
  1. :  either of the pair of mammary glands extending from the front of the chest in pubescent and adult human females and some other mammals

    :  either of the analogous but rudimentary organs of the male chest especially when enlarged

    :  the fore or ventral part of the body between the neck and the abdomen

  1. :  to contend with resolutely :  confront

    :  climb, ascend

    :  to thrust the chest against


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