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hearth

hearth

 
pronunciation:
harth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the floor of a fireplace, often extending outward into a room.
She kneeled on the hearth and poked at the logs in the fire.
definition 2: the home, considered as a place of warmth.
In the dank prison, he longed for his hearth and his loving wife.
similar words:
home, shelter
definition 3: in various furnaces, the lowest part.
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