chimney breast

noun

Definition of chimney breast

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

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“Chimney breast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chimney%20breast. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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