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 Chimney Money or Hearth money.Chinese Gordon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chimneypot Hat (A).
 
The ordinary cylindrical black-silk hat, generally worn as more dressy than the soft felt hats or stiff billycocks. Called by the French cheminée.   1
 


 Chimney Money or Hearth money.Chinese Gordon. 

 
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