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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.]
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Brit a corner by a fireplace; chimney corner
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(ˈɪŋ gəlˌnʊk)

a corner or nook near a fireplace.
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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"
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[ˈɪŋglnʊk] Nrincón m de la chimenea
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nKaminecke f
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References in classic literature ?
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. Wiry Ben was feeling very uncomfortable, and almost wishing he had not come to hear Dinah; he thought what she said would haunt him somehow.
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 door opens from this to the staircase and to the dining room, another decent reception room of nearly 17ft by 12ft, also with an inglenook fireplace in Cotswold stone and deep window sills let into the thick stone walls, one with a fitted seat.
Inglenook looked a colt of serious Group-race potential when stepping up in class to beat Sir Ninja by three and a half lengths in the Euro 2000 Heron Stakes, writes Graham Dench.
It has been sympathetically restored in recent years to include an entrance hall with stone-flagged flooring, shower room, and living/dining room with inglenook fireplace and exposed roof trusses.
There is a hall, kitchen and dining area with inglenook and stove, utility and living room, also with an inglenook fireplace.
At Kempton, Dunlop has other runners with chances, notably Inglenook in the Euro 2000 Heron Stakes (4.15).
The house, which is not listed, retains many period features such as stone mullions, leaded light windows, timber beams, an inglenook fireplace and panelled wooden doors.
There is a large kitchen, sitting room with inglenook in the oldest part of the house and a restored staircase to the first floor.
Following Medicean's Sandown win on Friday, Inglenook can boost the Wood Ditton form further in the Fotocolor Maiden Stakes (4.50).