chimney sweeper
noun see chimney sweep

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  • Chimney sweeper — Chimney Chim ney, n.; pl. {Chimneys}. [F. chemin[ e]e, LL. caminata, fr. L. caminus furnace, fireplace, Gr. ? furnace, oven.] 1. A fireplace or hearth. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. That part of a building which contains the smoke… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chimney sweeper — noun see chimney sweep * * * chimney sweeper, 1. = chimney sweep. (Cf. ↑chimney sweep) 2. a long handled brush for sweeping chimneys …   Useful english dictionary

  • chimney-sweeper — chimˈney sweep or chimˈney sweeper noun A person who sweeps or cleans chimneys • • • Main Entry: ↑chimney …   Useful english dictionary

  • chimney sweeper — n. person who cleans soot and debris from inside a chimney …   English contemporary dictionary

  • The Chimney Sweeper — is the title of two poems by William Blake, published in Songs of Innocence in 1789 and Songs of Experience in 1794. [ [http://asms.k12.ar.us/classes/humanities/britlit/97 98/blake/POEMS.htm William Blake Page] , The Arkansas School for… …   Wikipedia

  • The Chimney-sweeper's Boy — infobox Book | name = The Chimney Sweeper s Boy title orig = translator = image caption = author = Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell) cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Crime / Mystery novel publisher = Viking… …   Wikipedia

  • Chimney sweep — Chimney sweeper redirects here. For the geometer moth, see Odezia atrata. Chimney sweep in the 1850s A chimney sweep is a worker who clears ash and soot from chimneys. The chimney uses the pressure difference caused by a hot column of gas to… …   Wikipedia

  • Chimney — Chim ney, n.; pl. {Chimneys}. [F. chemin[ e]e, LL. caminata, fr. L. caminus furnace, fireplace, Gr. ? furnace, oven.] 1. A fireplace or hearth. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. That part of a building which contains the smoke flues; esp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chimney board — Chimney Chim ney, n.; pl. {Chimneys}. [F. chemin[ e]e, LL. caminata, fr. L. caminus furnace, fireplace, Gr. ? furnace, oven.] 1. A fireplace or hearth. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. That part of a building which contains the smoke… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chimney cap — Chimney Chim ney, n.; pl. {Chimneys}. [F. chemin[ e]e, LL. caminata, fr. L. caminus furnace, fireplace, Gr. ? furnace, oven.] 1. A fireplace or hearth. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. That part of a building which contains the smoke… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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