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inglenook

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noun in·gle·nook \-ˌnu̇k\

Simple Definition of inglenook

  • : a space with a seat by the side of a large open fireplace

Full Definition of inglenook

  1. :  a nook by a large open fireplace; also :  a bench or settle occupying this nook

1772

First Known Use of inglenook

1772


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