chimneysweep


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Synonyms for chimneysweep

someone who cleans soot from chimneys

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It beat the much-mocked performance of Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins with his laboured cockney chimneysweep.
The shepherdess had been engaged to the china figure of a chimneysweep.
It's amazing how the cast remember all the intricate steps during Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious in the Xrst half, while jaws drop when chimneysweep Bert (superb Daniel Crossley) literally dances on the ceiling during the second half 's Step In Time.
Martin Gabanski, aka Martin the ChimneySweep, has been cleaning chimneys for 26 years.
Paul Prescott referenced film Mary Poppins, in which American Van Dyke fails to convince as a London chimneysweep, saying: "Peter Kay is giving Dick van Dyke a run for his money.
Led by Mary Poppins, youngsters Jane and Michael embark on a series of adventures and make a new set of friends including Bert the chimneysweep, shopkeeper Mrs Corry and Neleus the talking statue.
One is reminded of Dick van Dyke, the Cockney chimneysweep in Mary Poppins, proving conclusively that grime and a funny accent can be a fatal combination.
Blake saw the plight of chimneysweeps as an epitome of evil, In this he had common ground with many ordinary philanthropists,
Perhaps they'd be called upon to tackle a gang of homicidal chimneysweeps menacing Bromley-by-Bow with their extendable brushes, or a resurgence of cholera around Bethnal Green?
While the rest of us have to make do without the help of tiny, tubercular chimneysweeps, arrogant tennis pros can still employ kids to collect their misdirected serves and volleys.
Rumford's stove, along with George Smart's invention of a boy-sized retractable chimney brush, soon obviated Britain's need for the chimneysweeps whose plight had found voice in romantic poets from William Blake to Charles Lamb.
In any case, chimneysweeps, bargemen, and draymen, for example, do not leave Bloom with an optimistic picture for career moves or for opportunities to canvass ads.
later have been associated with chimneysweeps via an already established