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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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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.
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.
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.
Dozens of police, including armed officers, swooped on The Inglenook pub, on Ullet Road, in Aigburth, around 10.
Inglenook was unsuited by a slow pace at Haydock last time and is interesting in the Joy UK Conditions Stakes (2.
Among the other original features in the property include inglenook fireplaces, solid oak doors, exposed beams and mullioned windows.
A neutral palette of colours has been used in the majority of the rooms, which makes the period features - such a brick inglenook white of the walls, rather than being stark, include a heavily beamed sitting room with views over the courtyard, a large family room with inglenook containing semi-circu-French doors leading out to the terrace.
Subject to planning permission, Inglenook farm in Rainford will be transformed into the centre which it is hoped will also become a haven for wildlife ranging from owls to bats.
The ground floor has spacious open plan dining and sitting room, complete with a Grinshill stone inglenook fireplace.
John Dunlop fielded Inglenook to finish fifth in the race 12 months ago, and that colt went on to prove good enough to win in Listed company twice afterwards.