inglenook

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noun in·gle·nook \ˈiŋ-gəl-ˌnu̇k, ˈiŋ-əl-\

Definition of inglenook

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

First Known Use of inglenook

1772


INGLENOOK Defined for English Language Learners

inglenook

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Definition of inglenook for English Language Learners

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


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