Chimney-breast


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Chim´ney-breast`


n.1.(Arch.) 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.
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It measures nearly 23ft by 12ft and while it had lovely high ceilings with mouldings, there was no focal point - no chimney or even chimney-breast.