adjective see chimney

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chimneylike — adjective Resembling a chimney, especially in shape …   Wiktionary

  • chimney — noun (plural chimneys) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French chiminee, from Late Latin caminata, from Latin caminus furnace, fireplace, from Greek kaminos; perhaps akin to Greek kamara vault Date: 14th century 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chimney — chimneyless, adj. chimneylike, adj. /chim nee/, n., pl. chimneys, v., chimneyed, chimneying. n. 1. a structure, usually vertical, containing a passage or flue by which the smoke, gases, etc., of a fire or furnace are carried off and by means of… …   Universalium

  • Spring Green — ▪ Wisconsin, United States       village, Sauk county, south central Wisconsin, U.S. The village lies near the Wisconsin River, about 35 miles (55 km) west of Madison. It was laid out in 1843 and named for the way the south facing hills turned… …   Universalium

  • tubifex — [to͞o′bə feks΄, tyo͞o′bə feks΄] n. pl. tubifexes or tubifex [ModL < L tubus, tube + fex < facere, to make, DO1] any of a genus (Tubifex) of small, reddish, freshwater, oligochaete worms, often living in chimneylike tubes: found esp. in… …   English World dictionary

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