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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney used to heat with open flame.

Usage examples (32)
  • There is no place more delightful than one's own fireplace.
  • The fireplace was so large you could walk inside it
  • For example, “The fireplace is designed for cooking.”
  • Where the fireplace is now, there used to be the altardid you know? for more
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