Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A crown duty formerly paid in England for each chimney in a house. Also called hearth-money.

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  • noun A tax formerly paid on all chimneys in England.

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  • I refuse to pay my chimney taxes.

    September 29, 2011

  • Don't be so hearthless.

    September 29, 2011