chimney-corner

chimney corner

noun
1.
the corner or side of a fireplace.
2.
a place near the fire.
3.
fireside; hearth.

Origin:
1570–80

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To chimney-corner
Collins
World English Dictionary
chimney corner
 
n
a recess that contains a seat in a large open fireplace; inglenook

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature