Chimney-breast

Chim"ney-breast`

(?), n. (Arch.) The horizontal projection of a chimney from the wall in which it is built; -- commonly applied to its projection in the inside of a building only.
[1913 Webster]

Chim"ney-piece`

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chimneypiece

(?), n. (Arch.) A decorative construction around the opening of a fireplace; also, the shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; mantlepiece. [Chiefly Brit.]
Syn. -- mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

 

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