a) a corner or nook beside an open fireplace
b) a bench or seat placed in an inglenook

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  • inglenook — /ing geuhl nook /, n. a corner or nook near a fireplace; chimney corner. [1765 75; INGLE + NOOK] * * * ▪ furniture       wooden seat or settle built into the space on either side of the wide fireplaces common in 17th century English houses and… …   Universalium

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