Meaning of “chimney breast” in the English Dictionary

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"chimney breast" in British English

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chimney breastnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃɪm.ni ˌbrest/ us /ˈtʃɪm.ni ˌbrest/

the part of a wall in a room that is built around a chimney and into which a fireplace is built

(Definition of “chimney breast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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