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1. A nook or corner beside an open fireplace.
2. A bench, especially either of two facing benches, placed in a nook or corner beside a fireplace.

[ingle + nook.]


Brit a corner by a fireplace; chimney corner


(ˈɪŋ gəlˌnʊk)

a corner or nook near a fireplace.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inglenook - a corner by a fireplaceinglenook - a corner by a fireplace    
nook, corner - an interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"


[ˈɪŋglnʊk] Nrincón m de la chimenea


nKaminecke f
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Yet no one had retired, except the children and "old Feyther Taft," who being too deaf to catch many words, had some time ago gone back to his inglenook.
Priscilla, who would have had to cross the room to reach the kitchen door, lost her head, wildly plunged the chocolate cake under a cushion on the inglenook sofa, and dashed upstairs.
Finally he lit his pipe, and sitting in the inglenook of the old village inn he talked slowly and at random about his case, rather as one who thinks aloud than as one who makes a considered statement.
The pugilist's own background presented an elaborate scheme of oak and tiles, with inglenooks green from the joiner, and a china cupboard with leaded panes behind his bullet head.
A log burner is set on a tiled hearth with attractive brick inglenook fireplace with beam over.
It has an entrance hall, while the focal point in the dining room is an inglenook fireplace with a cast iron wood-burning stove.
On the ground floor, there is an entrance porch, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, lounge with inglenook, kitchen/living room with Rayburn range and a utility room, pantry.
The characterful accommodation includes a large entrance porch with stone flagged floor, an entrance hallway and cloakroom, traditional lounge with inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, separate utility room, kitchen/breakfast room with Rayburn set into an inglenook-style fireplace and French doors giving access to the back gardens.
The pub is owned by the Punch Taverns chain and run by tenants Inglenook Inns and Taverns.
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It features a brick fireplace, picture rail, arched inglenook and bay window to the front.
The house's accommodation includes a spacious lounge with an adjoining conservatory and an open plan modern fitted country style breakfast kitchen/diner with an arresting inglenook that houses a striking decorative multi-fuel burner.