chimney-breast

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Noun[edit]

chimney-breast (plural chimney-breasts)

  1. (architecture) The horizontal projection of a chimney from the wall in which it is built; commonly applied to its projection in the inside of a building only.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.