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  • noun Plural form of chimney-breast.


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  • Of all the persons whom I later interrogated, very few had felt any fear while the shaking lasted, although many had had a "turn," as they realized their narrow escapes from bookcases or bricks from chimney-breasts falling on their beds and pillows an instant after they had left them.

    Memories and Studies William James 1876

  • Queen, Sully, and Henri IV. are still on the lower part of the chimney-breasts.

    The Kensington District The Fascination of London Walter Besant 1868


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    September 24, 2011