Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Definitions for inglenook
- a corner or nook near a fireplace.
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Citations for inglenook
I seized his sleeve and drew him off a little into an inglenook where we could be less readily observed.
From the pile of wood, stacked at one side of the inglenook, he drew out a pair of bellows and began to blow new life into the ashes.
Origin of inglenook
Inglenook is of obscure origin, though etymologists associate ingle with the Gaelic aingel meaning "fire." It entered English in the 1770s.