chimneypot


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chimneypot

(ˈtʃɪmnɪˌpɒt)
n
(Building) a short pipe on the top of a chimney, which increases the draught and directs the smoke upwards
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Noun1.chimneypot - a short earthenware pipe on the top of a chimney to increase the draft
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
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The latter perfume, with the fostering aid of boiling water and lemon-peel, diffused itself throughout the room, and became so highly concentrated around the warm fireside, that the wind passing over the house roof must have rushed off charged with a delicious whiff of it, after buzzing like a great bee at that particular chimneypot.
And I am besides totally unacquainted with the habits of birds, except the birds of Staple Inn, who seek their nests on ledges, and in gutter- pipes and chimneypots, not constructed for them by the beneficent hand of Nature.
A Greater Spotted Woodpecker drumming on one of the vanes at the top of the chimneypot, listening and looking round, then drumming again.
DAMAGED: Bricks fell from chimney; AFTERMATH: Pat Battison clears up the remains of her chimney after it fell into street in Bloxwich; HOLED: Tiles fell off roof in Bloxwich; BABY: Kath Mortimer had Max during quake; SMASHED: Chimneypot hit ground in West Mids; DENTED: Debris crashed on David Birch's new Mondeo; RECORD: British Geological Survey instruments detect tremor; DANGEROUS: St Michael's spire in Rushall; CLOSED: Sunshine infants school in Walsall was damaged