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chimney pot

n.
A short, usually earthenware pipe placed on the top of a chimney to improve the draft.

chim′ney pot`


n.
an earthenware or metal pipe atop a chimney, esp. to increase the draft and disperse smoke.
[1820–30]
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chimney pot

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The storm was fearful, and as it boomed loudly among the chimney pots, it made me shudder.
As a result of thermal insulation work, - new production of the eaves plaster, - new production of basement windows, - repair of the chimney pots, Including grinding of the trains, - repair of sidewalks and green spaces, - repairing the enclosures, - renovation of attic and cellar doors with fire doors (ei2-30).
Vince Jones, from the centre, said: "They use chimney pots as vantage points, but owls are longsighted and sometimes don't realise that if they fall, they can get stuck.
I've seen brilliant garden displays using old tyres stacked on top of each other, chimney pots, wine crates, old wellington boots, sinks and even recycled oil drums.
Since that time, Cheryl Lucas, a well-known ceramics artist working in Lyttelton, has adapted her making skills to enable the hand production of roof finials, decorative tiles, bricks and chimney pots to replace originals lost from some of the city's heritage buildings.
If you have a suspended floor, check that the air bricks providing ventilation aren't blocked, obstructed or missing 4 CHIMNEYS and fire hearths - open chimney pots can allow rainwater to penetrate into the chimney cavity and permeate right down through the building.
Crooks swiped the garden ornaments - styled as chimney pots - from Allesley on Saturday.
Dad-of-two Huntley, from Bromsgrove, was carrying out repair work on three chimney pots at the Bearwood home when he discovered the mum and babies nesting in one of them.
Should it be near the maximum number of chimney pots, ie in South-East Wales, to guarantee the footfall or should the Millennium Lottery money be spread around Wales?
He is confident it should be ready by the summer but his problem may be similar to Coventry's - attracting punters, especially with the lack of chimney pots nearby.
The chimney stack that served the fireplace was a combined one in the centre of the ridge with four chimney pots, two for each of the semis.
Second-hand shops, reclamation yards and even car boot sales can provide an Aladdin's cave of unusual containers and statues, chimney pots which can be upended to house colourful plants, quirky garden seating and ornaments.