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chimley, chimlay

[Brit., US dial, idem DAE] n. chimney: 1918 Den she tol' de sweetheart he mus' run out an' get up in de chimlay (Parsons 77). It had a big house with a high chimley (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-12-24 19:28
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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