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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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inglenookin‧gle‧nook /ˈɪŋɡəlnʊk/ noun [countable] British English  DHHa seat by the side of a large open fireplace, or the space that it is in
Examples from the Corpus
inglenookThere is a comfortable sitting room, with beams and an inglenook fireplace with bricks worn down by centuries of knife sharpening.The house has been renovated and modernised but retains beams, an inglenook fireplace and a lot of character.The interior has beams, panelled walls, and inglenook fireplaces.Inside there are old beams, inglenook fireplaces, oriental carpets and a warm and friendly ambience.The drawing room is an impressive room; a vaulted hall with exposed rafters and a large inglenook fireplace.A fine log fire crackled in the inglenook.Leif, the beggar, was crouched in the inglenook, stuffing his mouth full of richly sauced venison.
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