Associations to the word «Hearth»

Wiktionary

HEARTH, noun. A brick, stone or cement floor to a fireplace or oven.
HEARTH, noun. An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire may be built.
HEARTH, noun. The lowest part of a metallurgical furnace.
HEARTH, noun. A symbol for home or family life.
HEARTH, noun. (paganism) A household or group following the modern pagan faith of Heathenry.
HEARTH AND HOME, noun. A symbol of traditional family values and home life
HEARTH TAX, noun. Any of several taxes levied in medieval Europe based on the number of hearths (fireplaces) in a property or community

Dictionary definition

HEARTH, noun. An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built; "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires".
HEARTH, noun. Home symbolized as a part of the fireplace; "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides".
HEARTH, noun. An area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room); "they sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire".

Wise words

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