chimney sweep

noun
a person whose business it is to clean out chimneys.
Also, chimney sweeper.


Origin:
1605–15

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chimney sweep or chimney sweeper
 
n
a person whose job is the cleaning out of soot from chimneys
 
chimney sweeper or chimney sweeper
 
n

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Example sentences
He became a chimney sweep because he wanted to work for himself.
They are known by several aliases, including chimney sweep, chimney bat and
  chimney swallow.
Schedule an annual inspection, and the chimney sweep can advise on whether the
  chimney needs to be cleaned.
Moving an insert to clean the chimney or liner can be difficult, and is a job
  best left to a professional chimney sweep.
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