from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wooded valley.
  • noun A deep pool.
  • noun A chimney.
  • noun In coal-mining, a chimney placed on the top of the upcast-shaft to increase the draft and carry off the smoke.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. & Scot. A chimney.
  • noun A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine.
  • noun Prov. Eng. A woody valley; also, a deep pool.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Scotland A chimney.
  • noun Scotland A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine.
  • noun Scotland A woody valley.
  • noun Scotland A deep pool.


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