chimney-sweep

  • 1 Chimney sweep — Chimney sweeper redirects here. For the geometer moth, see Odezia atrata. Chimney sweep in the 1850s A chimney sweep is a worker who clears ash and soot from chimneys. The chimney uses the pressure difference caused by a hot column of gas to… …

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  • 2 Chimney sweep — Chimney Chim ney, n.; pl. {Chimneys}. [F. chemin[ e]e, LL. caminata, fr. L. caminus furnace, fireplace, Gr. ? furnace, oven.] 1. A fireplace or hearth. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. That part of a building which contains the smoke… …

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  • 3 chimney sweep — chimney sweeps also chimney sweep N COUNT A chimney sweep is a person whose job is to clean the soot out of chimneys …

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  • 4 chimney sweep — n someone whose job is to clean chimneys using special long brushes …

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  • 5 chimney sweep — chimney ,sweep noun count someone whose job is to clean inside CHIMNEYS …

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  • 6 chimney sweep — n. a person whose work is cleaning the soot from chimneys …

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  • 7 chimney sweep — noun or chimney sweeper 1. : one whose occupation is the removal of soot by means of scraper, brushes, or vacuum cleaner from the flues of a chimney and from pipes connecting with a furnace 2. dialect : chimney swift * * * noun, pl ⋯ sweeps… …

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  • 8 chimney sweep — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chimney sweep : singular chimney sweep plural chimney sweeps someone whose job is to clean the inside of chimneys …

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  • 9 chimney-sweep — see chimney sweep …

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  • 10 chimney-sweep — chimˈney sweep or chimˈney sweeper noun A person who sweeps or cleans chimneys • • • Main Entry: ↑chimney …

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  • 11 chimney sweep — noun Date: 1727 a person whose occupation is cleaning soot from chimney flues called also chimney sweeper …

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  • 12 chimney sweep — n. chimney sweeper, person who cleans soot and debris from inside a chimney …

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  • 13 chimney sweep — chim′ney sweep (or sweep er) n. a person whose work it is to clean the soot from the insides of chimneys • Etymology: 1605–15 …

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  • 14 chimney sweep — a person whose business it is to clean out chimneys. Also, chimney sweeper. [1605 15] * * * …

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  • 15 chimney sweep — noun A person whose job is to clean soot from chimneys …

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  • 16 chimney sweep — noun a person whose job is cleaning out the soot from chimneys …

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  • 17 chimney sweep — noun (C) someone whose job is to clean chimneys using special long brushes …

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  • 18 Chimney Sweep Records — Founded 2004 Founder Ben Peebles Josh Peebles Genre Rock Country of origin US Location …

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  • 19 chimney sweep technician — dūmtraukių valymo technikas statusas T sritis profesijos apibrėžtis Technikas, kuris specializuojasi dūmtraukių valymo srityje. atitikmenys: angl. chimney sweep technician pranc. technicien en ramonage, m …

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  • 20 The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep — Infobox Book | name = The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep title orig = Hyrdinden og Skorstensfejeren translator = image caption = Vilhelm Pedersen illustration author = Hans Christian Andersen country = Denmark language = Danish series = genre …

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