chimney-corner

1 of 2

adjective

: such as might be devised by one sitting idly in a chimney corner
a chimney-corner legend
chimney-corner law
chimney-corner philosophy

chimney corner

2 of 2

noun

1
a
: the area to the side of a large open fireplace
b
2
: the settle or bench often formerly occupying the chimney corner

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“Chimney-corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chimney-corner. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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