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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chimney Money or Hearth money.
 
A Crown duty for every fireplace in a house (14 Car. ii. c. 2). Repealed by 1 Will. & Mary, i. c. 2.   1
 


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