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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The stone or brick floor of a fireplace.

Usage examples (40)
  • Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
  • He laid a fire in the hearth and lit it
  • The hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires
  • Driven from hearth and home for more
Tutoring comment
  • My home in the "heath" (an open area with poor soil) has a huge "hearth" (the floor of a fireplace that extends into a room).
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