Definition of 'hearth'

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At the south end is a family sitting room with a huge hearth for log fires. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Anything that might take them away from the family hearth was frowned upon. Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Houses with fires in the hearth were burned down simply by spreading the embers about. Marius, Richard A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)The promise of hearth and home is palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The hearth in our home is changing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Make the most of the positive planetary trends that are in the air by focusing on home and hearth. The Sun (2015)Behind this hearth was another room. Keane, Molly & Phipps, Sally Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)Life needs to revolve round an all-day fire in the huge hearth. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your creativity is bubbling over, so why not direct it towards home and hearth? The Sun (2015)You're more than happy to make home and hearth your base today. The Sun (2015)Mars boosts energy where home and hearth is concerned, so enjoy. The Sun (2015)Leaving Philadelphia was a sad wrench for this lover of hearth and home. Eddison, Sydney A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990) Home and hearth has always been your go-to place when you feel vulnerable. The Sun (2015)But on the other, home and hearth look warm and inviting. The Sun (2015)Aislinn huddled nearer the blazing fire on the hearth, drawing away from the chilled darkness of the hall. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVEYou won't want to stray far from home and hearth now that emotional interactions have moved to the next stage. The Sun (2015)She sat down upon her heels as she knelt on the hearth rug, and the brush hung idly in her fingers. Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess (1905)More reasons to be cheerful include more meals being made from fresh ingredients, a sign of the pleasures of home and hearth. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Marriage as sharing life, hearth, and home. Christianity Today (2000)Beyond their allegiance to hearth, home and squadron, a loyalty to humanity drove them on. Patrick Bishop FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)There was a bright fire on the hearth when she entered his room, and in the daylight she saw it was a very beautiful room indeed. Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden (1911)So she made a fire on her hearth, and that it might burn the quicker, she lighted it with a handful of straw. The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales (1812)

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Translations for 'hearth'

British English: hearth NOUN
The hearth is the floor of a fireplace, which sometimes extends into the room.
It was winter and there was a huge fire roaring in the hearth.


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