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a glass tube that surrounds the wick in an oil lamp
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The glass enclosure around the flame of a coal oil light. It kept wind from blowing out the flame and provided a means for the hot air from the flame to rise and draw fresh air into the lamp and flame.
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|Noun||1.||lamp chimney - a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp|
flue - a conduit to carry off smoke
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