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  • noun Plural form of chimney.

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Examples

  • I can make houses, and all sorts of chimneys, —chimneys going all down the wall, —and windows in the roof, and all that.

    III. The New Schoolfellow. Book II—School-Time

  • The European bird, which builds in chimneys, is very different in many respects, placing its nest frequently in other situations, while our own is never known, under any circumstances, to build elsewhere.

    Rural Hours

  • This house, together with other structures, including another large, two-story structure with hipped attic and chimneys, is shown on the "Holdsworth Map" drawn when the plantation was surveyed for sale ca. 1835.

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  • Will Ferrell stars as a chimney sweep who wakes up one morning and decides that he’s wasting his sweeping talents in chimneys, and decides to become an Olympic curler.

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  • The chimneys were the tallest things I had ever seen.

    Can Posco Cross The India Barrier?

  • Notable among these are Mt. Montenuovo, which was developed in a single night in September, 1530; and Mt. Solfatara, from the fissures of which, called chimneys, there constantly emanate smoke and vapours of sulphuretted hydrogen.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • These roofs had to be kept in repair, and their chimneys were the deadly enemies of the iron wires.

    The History of the Telephone

  • These roofs had to be kept in repair, and their chimneys were the deadly enemies of the iron wires.

    The History of the Telephone

  • Although it was a typical, hemmed-in New York house, you wouldn't have thought of calling the chimneys anything but pots, nor would you have called the shingles by any other name than slates.

    The Rose in the Ring

  • They are as the smoke, noisome and offensive (see Isa.lxv. 5), and they shall be driven away as the smoke out of the chimneys, that is soon dissipated and disappears, Ps. lxviii.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

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