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"Hearth Definition"

What is the Definition of Hearth in English? What does Hearth mean? How do you use the word Hearth? What is another word for Hearth? Definition with meaning of Hearth.

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"What does Hearth Mean in English"

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Definition of Hearth

the floor of a fireplace, usually of stone, brick, etc., often extending a short distance into a room.
home; fireside:
the joys of family and hearth.
  1. the lower part of a blast furnace, cupola, etc., in which the molten metal collects and from which it is tapped out.
  2. the part of an open hearth, reverberatory furnace, etc., upon which the charge is placed and melted down or refined.
a brazier or chafing dish for burning charcoal.

Hearth Example in a sentance

Example Sentences for hearth

She is sitting in a big arm-chair and dreamily regards a large picture that is hanging over the hearth.

At my own table, by my own hearth, I cannot look up into the faces around me, nor say what I am thinking.

A rapid invocation to the Spirits of the Hearth followed, and then the feast began.

He rose, took a red peat from the hearth, and pressed it into the bowl of the pipe.

It was clean, and white as a snow drift, and there was a bright fire blazing on the hearth.

One had settled on the hydrangea plant that filled the hearth.

They were considered as much private property as if already burning on the hearth.

Mrs. Dill stepped over to the hearth and sank into her chair.

Maggie came home, and the cradle was established beside the hearth.

The fires of rebellion were lighted thenceforth on every Spanish hearth.

History of Hearth

Word Origin & History

hearth O.E. heorð, from W.Gmc. *kherthaz "burning place" (cf. O.Fris. herth, M.Du. hert, Ger. Herd "floor, ground, fireplace"), from PIE *ker- "to singe, burn, glow" (see carbon).

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