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inglenook

[ing-guh l-noo k] /ˈɪŋ gəlˌnʊk/
noun
1.
a corner or nook near a fireplace; chimney corner.
Origin of inglenook
1765-1775
1765-75; ingle + nook
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  • The den contains an inglenook fireplace with flanking benches.
  • The focal point of the hall is an inglenook fireplace.
British Dictionary definitions for inglenook

inglenook

/ˈɪŋɡəlˌnʊk/
noun
1.
(Brit) a corner by a fireplace; chimney corner
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