dirt-and-stick chimney

clay-and-sticks chimney

A chimney constructed of clay or mud and sticks, and then coated on the interior with clay, mud, or plaster to provide some protection against setting the chimney on fire; used in homes in many frontier areas where bricks, stones, and lime mortar were not available.
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