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chimney sweep

n.
A worker employed to clean soot from chimneys. Also called chimney sweeper.

chimney sweep

or

chimney sweeper

n
a person whose job is the cleaning out of soot from chimneys

chim′ney sweep`

(or sweep`er),


n.
a person whose work it is to clean the soot from the insides of chimneys.
[1605–15]
Translations
kominík
nokikolarinuohooja
dimnjačar
kéményseprő
sótari
sotare

chimney sweep

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