chimney breast


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

Examples of chimney breast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The chimney breast was clad in large églomisé glass panels backed with a gradation of copper, brass, and silver leaf. Ian Phillips, ELLE Decor, 15 Aug. 2023 Or Anna Ryder-Richardson wallpapering a chimney breast wall, normally in some bracing, Barbie-pink abstract floral. Jermaine Gallacher, Vogue, 17 Feb. 2023

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“Chimney breast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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