Recent Examples of chimney sweep from the Web
The fireplace: Have a professional chimney sweep inspect and clean the fireplace and chimney annually –maintenance is crucial to prevent creosote buildups and potential fires.
Officials said a missing brick in the chimney — a defect that could have been detected by a qualified chimney sweep — likely allowed the fire to extend into the walls and up into the attic.
According to this narrative, everyone from the wealthiest merchants to the poorest chimney sweeps jumped into the tulip fray, buying bulbs at high prices and selling them for even more.
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Definition of chimney sweep for English Language Learners
: a person who cleans the insides of chimneys
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