What does the word chimney mean?

Usage examples for chimney

  1. It was very still without; there was no motion at all in the pines toward the ice- bound shore; and the shadow of the wood smoke rising from the cabin chimney made almost a straight line across the snow. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  2. It couldn't have been the chimney, because there isn't any. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  3. In the first place, he removed the fire- place from the middle of the floor into a corner, and had a chimney built for the escape of the smoke. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen