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chimney breast

noun
1.
a part of a chimney or fireplace that projects out from the wall, usually inside the building.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for chimney breast

chimney breast

noun
1.
the wall or walls that surround the base of a chimney or fireplace
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