chimney pot


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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]
Translations

chimney pot

ncomignolo
References in classic literature ?
The storm was fearful, and as it boomed loudly among the chimney pots, it made me shudder.
Hayley Stroud, 27, was at home with her husband Richard and two-year-old son Ethan when the tornado ripped the chimney pot off her roof.
She gave his height etc, and she made the passing comment that at that time the temperature was five degrees warmer than today, now without a chimney pot in sight, no cars etc or industries, explain that.
On October 8, Building Services arranged for a chimney sweep to clear the blockage which was found to be caused by debris from a broken chimney pot.
The building just seen between the cherry trees may be 27 Warwick Row which runs down the side of the park, and the chimney pot on the extreme left, I think, is on the back of the building where Loveitts Estate Agents are at the end of the row.
The Chimney Pot Park scheme in Salford was winner in the completed schemes category and Manchester's Smithfield Buildings received the historic award.
But when it came to life, baring its menacing teeth and demanding "fresh blood," it didn't really matter that Audrey II resembled a green-rubber chimney pot.
He has been up there holding onto the chimney pot and even doing press ups on the sloping roof.
They grow in an old chimney pot and I think it must be soot which warms them up
She realised her house had been struck when the chimney pot blew off.